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    • Chikungunya Virus: Symptoms & Prevention

      Chikungunya Virus: Symptoms & Prevention

      Mosquitos have long been an annoyance, but now they pose increasing danger to people. West Nile Virus, spread by mosquitoes, has been a threat for several years but this year there is a new mosquito-borne threat called chikungunya, according to […]

    • Yet Another Lawsuit Filed Against General Motors

      Yet Another Lawsuit Filed Against General Motors

      A new lawsuit was filed in Manhattan federal court this week, against General Motors, on behalf of more than 650 people that have been allegedly injured or killed in accidents that involved vehicles recalled this year for faulty ignition switches. […]

    • Mayborn Recalls Baby Monitors For Repair

      Mayborn Recalls Baby Monitors For Repair

      Mayborn USA voluntarily issued a recall of baby monitors in the U.S. and Canada due to a strangulation hazard posed by the sensor pad wire that can become wrapped around the child’s neck. To this date there have been no […]

    • FDA Warns About Powdered Pure Caffeine Risk

      FDA Warns About Powdered Pure Caffeine Risk

      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is aware of at least one death that has been linked to the use of powered pure caffeine which is being marketed directly to consumers. The agency is concerned, in particular, with powered […]

    • Outdoor Activities And The Risk Of Leptospirosis

      Outdoor Activities And The Risk Of Leptospirosis

      Summer is in full swing and as such people are enjoying outdoor activities including swimming, rafting and kayaking, but are unaware they are at risk for contracting leptospirosis, according to the CDC. Below learn what it is, how to stay […]

    • Power Adaptor/Chargers Recalled By Gemini

      Power Adaptor/Chargers Recalled By Gemini

      Gemini Manufacturing, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a voluntary recall of power adaptor/chargers due to a burn hazard risks if the device overheats. To date, the company has received one injury report in which […]

    • Salmonella Safety And Prevention Tips

      Salmonella Safety And Prevention Tips

      An estimated 40,000 cases of salmonellosis is reported each year in the U.S., while Salmonella is estimated to cause about 1.2 million illnesses annually. The actual number is likely greater as some milder cases go undiagnosed and aren’t reported. Approximately […]

    • CDC Mobile Apps You Should Know About

      CDC Mobile Apps You Should Know About

      Did you know that The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides several mobile apps for a variety of devices that can be extremely useful and easy to use for safety information and updates on the go? Below is […]

    • Risk Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning While Camping

      Risk Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning While Camping

      Summer is a popular time for families and friends to plan camping trips to enjoy some time off from school and the warmer weather, but the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns of carbon monoxide poisoning (CO). During the years […]

    • Sony Recalls VAIO Flip PC Laptops

      Sony Recalls VAIO Flip PC Laptops

      Sony is recalling Personal computers because the lithium-ion batteries have the potential to overheat, posing a burn and fire hazard. The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the CPSC. To this date, the company has been informed of four […]