As huge winter storms continue to rage across the U.S., millions of consumers are without power in dangerously low temperatures. If you use portable generators or other combustion devices for power and heat, you're at increased risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and fire.
On Saturday, I received a call from a friend to remind that nine glowing monoliths would be displayed in a local park after dark. She thought I might want to go and take photos. Glowhenge is an art project created by Dave Sederberg owner of Pacific Stage.
CB2 is recalling about 11,000 Junction Tall Chests and Low Dressers in the United States and about 355 in Canada. CB2 has received 10 reports of incidents, including five reports of the Tall Chest and five reports of the Low Dresser tipping forward when the tip-over kit wasn’t in use.
Chest, dressers, and cabinets are being recalled by Noble House Home Furnishings due to tip-over and entrapment hazards
Noble House Home Furnishings is recalling about 780 chests, cabinets, and dressers. The recalled furniture is unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.
Five Excedrin brands are being recalled due to holes in bottles that increase risk of child poisoning
GSK Consumer health is recalling about 433,600 bottles of five Excedrin brands. Some of the bottles containing have a hole in the bottom. If there’s a hole, children could access and swallow the contents, posing a risk of poisoning.
Like most people, I’m glad 2020 is gone. However, I know that we’re going to have a lot more of the challenging stuff that happened in 2020 continuing into 2021.
Inclined sleeper accessories sold with playards are being recalled by Graco due to risk of suffocation
Graco is recalling about 51,000 inclined sleeper accessories sold with four playards. Infant fatalities have been reported with other manufacturers’ inclined sleep products.
It's important for parents and caregivers to be aware that sometimes toys, which we think of as being fun and entertaining, can be dangerous. In the video, I discuss tips for selecting toys and unsafe toys.
Just because a toy is being sold doesn’t mean it’s safe. For each of the last five years, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has documented that U.S. hospital emergency departments treated about 225,000 and 250,000 children with toy-related injuries every year.
FTC orders Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, TikTok, YouTube, and four other companies to turn over information on data collection
The Federal Trade Commission is issuing orders to nine social media and video streaming companies, requiring them to provide data on how they collect and use information from their users, the FTC announced Monday.