Washington — After reports of several tragic incidents involving small children getting trapped in gaps between residential elevator doors, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging owners to have a qualified inspector examine their home elevator.
Columbus, OH — Every two hours, a young child is treated in the emergency room after ingesting or coming in contact with personal care products, such as shampoo and makeup, according to researchers from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Washington — Bicyclist and pedestrian deaths are on the rise even as motor vehicle-related traffic fatalities are projected to have decreased, according to preliminary 2018 data released June 17 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Washington — The Food and Drug Administration, together with the Environmental Protection Agency, is encouraging pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and mothers of young children not to bypass the benefits of eating seafood – as long as it’s the right kind, in the right amount.
Columbus, OH — Public awareness campaigns and the first two years of a voluntary safety standard have resulted in only a “modest” decrease in the number of young children exposed to liquid laundry detergent packets, a recent study concludes.
Tucson, AZ — A restless night may trigger a spike in blood pressure that lasts into the day – a possible explanation for why sleep problems have been shown to increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and even death from cardiovascular disease, results of a recent study suggest.