Feature

The Trouble with Shaken Baby Syndrome

After three decades and thousands of accusations and fractured lives, medical and legal experts are challenging shaken baby syndrome as a diagnosis. And as one family's saga demonstrates, we can't wait any longer to get it right.

04/02/2014 By James Ross Gardner

Editor's Note

Shake Up

Of the estimated 1,200 to 1,400 cases of babies who exhibit signs attributed to shaken baby syndrome every year, a much smaller number—one estimate places the number around 100 to 150—end up in criminal court.

04/01/2014 By Katherine Koberg