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>>> a new study finds that the fda may be doing a poor job of keeping food safe.

the report from the inspector general of the u.

s.

department of health and human services says the food and drug administration does not have the resources to inspect food that's imported from other countries.

and the problem is getting worse.

the report says over the past five years the number of food imports has increased by more than 17%.

the fda says it takes public health seriously and plans to address the issues in the report.

>>> the home shopping network says it will stop selling the popular gnc products.

a company spokesman says it was the company's decision to end the partnership.

gnc sued hsn in federal court.

the lawsuit alleges hsn engaged in anti-competitive conduct to stop gnc from advertising on the home shopping network.

but a hsn spokesman says that wasn't the reason for the breakup.

>>> the american academy of pediatrics has a new report that claims many popular over-the-counter painkillers can be dangerous for infants.

the study says children under age 2 should never use ibuprofen.

the drug should be used with caution in kids ages 2 to 11.

and naproxen should not be used at all in children.

>>> when we come back a north carolina mother is accused of drowning her three children in a lake.

>>> plus, a new study shows that many parents are not using baby monitors.

we'll tell you why.

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>>> the mother of three children who drowned is now facing murder charges.

police say lakeisha boyd told her husband she was going to a friend's house and instead she drove to lake norman, north carolina.

she told police her car became stuck in the water.

and when a boat got too close, she drove it into the lake.

she didn't know the three children were inside.

she's being held on $500,000 bail.

>>> and finally a new study reveals that despite growing concerns about childhood obesity, many parents are not using baby monitors.

the study found that many parents are not using them because they're worried about the baby crying and disturbing other family members.

that's a cruel thing to say.

josh elliott has more.

>> reporter: across the country, parents are buying baby monitors in droves.

and they're using them.

according to a recent survey, parents who use the monitors say they're very happy with them.

>> i love it.

it's amazing.

i like the fact that i can look in the room and see my baby, but he can't hear me.

>> reporter: the technology is simple, but it's effective.

the monitor is also a camera and it shows two images.

one is a darkened room.

the other is a view of the crib with a night-vision feature.

the camera is a great tool to use when you can't see the baby.

but it's not the only tool you can use.

>> with baby monitors we've seen some in-home systems that helps you identify if your child is crying, for example, in the middle of the night.

>> reporter: and experts say it's best to use a combination of things.

>> you want to use a variety of things.

for example, if you have a monitor you want to put a thermometer in the room too.

and if you're worried about the baby getting cold, you can put a sweater on the baby.

>> reporter: and if you want to hear the baby cry?

>> that's fine as long as you don't hear it all the time.

>> reporter: it's important to remember that baby monitors are just one way to keep your child safe.

you want to use a variety of things.

for example, if you have a monitor you want to put a thermometer in the room too.

and if you're worried about the baby getting cold, you can put a sweater on the baby.

>> reporter: and if you want to hear the baby cry?

>> that's fine as long as you don't hear it all the time.

>> reporter: it's important to remember that baby monitors are just one way to keep your child safe.

we're all concerned about safety.

but you've got to use a variety of things.

>> reporter: and a baby monitor is just one way to do that.

>>> we have a number of stories on the "early start" at 6:00 a.

m.

eastern time.

the first is the shocking rise in cyber threats.

the number of cyber attacks during the past year is up more than 100%.

here to talk about this is cade cignetti, chief security officer of the one.

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