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The cribs’ drop-side rail can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side to detach from the crib. When a drop-side rail partially detaches, it creates a space between the drop side and the crib mattress. An infant or toddler’s body can become entrapped in the space, which can lead to strangulation and/or suffocation
The scene was so bizarre that that many partygoers, most of them students at Central Washington University in nearby Ellensburg, believed they had fallen victim to a date rape drug. Instead, police and medical investigators have in large part blamed the heavy consumption of Four Loko, also known as "blackout in a can," for the chaotic scene of sickened young people.
Discount store operator Dollar Tree Stores Inc. is voluntarily recalling some battery-run pumpkin, ghost and skull Halloween lanterns because the bulbs in them may overheat, creating potential fire and burn hazards.
Evenflo voluntarily recalls booster seats after Consumer Reports says the seats did not perform well in safety crash tests.
On September 6, 2007, the Centers for Disease and Prevention reported suicide rates in American adolescents (especially girls, 10 to 24 years old) increased 8%, the largest increase in 15 years.
How to keep your college student child healthy and what to pack when they get sick.
What every parent and coach should know about concussions.
Parents know Chuck E. Cheese as a fun place for children’s birthday parties and as a family friendly Pizza parlor.  Recently, The Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Chuck E. Cheese, issued a massive Light-Up Rings and Star Glasses toy recall.
Is anyone in your family anxious about the 1st day of school? Of course they are and so are you! We’ll have tips on how to ease the transition.
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