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New Safety Warnings For Statins

Important safety label changes for the class of cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

In rare cases, liver problems…

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Twin Oaks Recalls Hammock Stands

Standard and economy hammock stands, sold by Twin Oaks, have been voluntarily recalled in cooperation with the CPSC, because the foot brackets can crack, causing the stand collapse which in turn…

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Mugs Recalled By Carlisle Due to Burn Hazard

Carlisle FoodService Products issued a voluntary recall of cups and mugs, because they can break when exposed to hot liquids, posing a burn hazard.

To this date, the company has received…

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Roadway obstructions may have played a part in the crash of a school bus with a dump truck in NJ

Transportations officials say a preliminary report into the fatal crash of a New Jersey school bus with a dump truck shows there were obstructions limiting the visibility of the roadway.


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Fall & Injury Hazard Prompts Recall Of Kelty Jogging Strollers

A fall and injury hazard has prompted the recall of Kelty single and double jogging strollers.

The front wheel of the unit can come loose and cause the stroller to tip over posing an injury…

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CPSC – New Federal Standard for Portable Bed Rails

New federal standards aimed at making portable bed rails safer for children have been adopted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

A portable bed rail is used on the side of…

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Rice and rice-based foods such as baby formula and energy bars can have high levels of arsenic

Consumers, especially mothers of infants and health conscious people, do not expect the food they buy to contain poisonous arsenic. However, rice and certain foods made with brown rice syrups,…

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FDA warns Spinbrush toothbrushes can cause serious injuries

Federal regulators are warning that consumers who use Spinbrush toothbrushes can suffer injury or choking hazard if the head of the toothbrush breaks apart during use.

The U.S. Food and Drug…

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Infants' Tylenol Recalled Due To Dosing System Complaints

An estimated 574,000 bottles of Infants’ Tylenol Oral Suspension, 1oz. Grape, distributed nationwide, has been recalled by McNeil as a precaution after receiving complaints from consumers…

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NJ dentist under investigation after second child dies during dental work

A dentist on probation for the death of a child during dental care is facing investigation after a second child has died.

Dr. Patrick Bamgboye, a 64-year-old dentist with Dental Health…