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Sean Salai

Sean Salai

Sean Salai is the general assignment/culture reporter for The Washington Times. A former National desk intern and Metro clerk at The Washington Times, he also has served as a City Hall reporter at the Boca Raton News and as a special contributor at America Media. He can be reached at

Articles by Sean Salai

This Jan. 3, 2017 photo released by Paul Zalewski shows his infant daughter Ruby in a smart-tech sleeper called the Snoo, which gently rocks and jiggles babies to sleep from birth to 6 months old. (Paul Zalewski via AP) **FILE**

FDA approves first ‘smart crib’ for babies

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first "smart bassinet" whose manufacturer says it reduces safety risks for infants through automated rocking that keeps them flat on their backs. Published April 21, 2023

Registered nurses give postmortem care to a deceased COVID-19 patient at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

COVID-19 burnout prompts exodus of nurses from workforce

More than 100,000 registered nurses have quit during the past two years due to COVID-related burnout, and one-fifth of the rest plan to leave by 2027, according to an industry survey released Thursday. Published April 13, 2023