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CPSC Demonstrates Fireworks Hazards - Commission Urges Consumers to Celebrate Safely on Independence Day

CPSC Alerts Outdoor Enthusiasts: New Portable Heaters Can Save Campers' Lives - ODS technology will help prevent CO poisoning deaths

CPSC Announces New Standard for "Break-Away" Power Cords on Electric Deep Fryers

Sulfite-allergic consumers warning about "dried fruit" products

UL warns of entrapment hazard when using automatic garage doors

CPSC Issues Warning About Hazardous Red Devil Gas Grills

Four California Companies Charged With Illegal Toy Importation
CPSC, DOJ seek fines and injunctions against companies and owners

Serono Issues Notification of Counterfeit SerostimĀ®


GlaxoSmithKline Alerts Patients, Pharmacists and Physicians to Watch for Third-Party Tampering that Incorrectly Labels ZiagenĀ® as CombivirĀ®

CPSC, JPMA Launch Campaign About the Hidden Hazards of Placing Babies in Adult Beds

National Electrical Safety Month: CPSC Alerts Consumers To Electrocution Hazards From Overhead Power Lines

SafetyAlerts to Acquire SafetyAgent

Raven Moon's 'Mr. Bicycle Man' Public Service Announcement Receives Endorsement From the National Safety Council



With Warm Weather on the Way, ComEd Offers Safety Tips to Homeowners Planning Spring Cleaning

Georgia Ag Checks for Dried Mango Pulp Recalled for Undeclared Sulfites

California Man Sentenced for Importing Illegal Toys

Gentex Begins Shipping Automatic-Dimming Mirrors for Toyota Corolla and Matrix


NHTSA Announces Grant to New York For Education on Child Passenger Safety

Georgia Ag Checks for Dried Mango Pulp Recalled for Undeclared Sulfites

Food and Drug Administration, Council on Family Health in English/Spanish Campaign to Advise New Moms, Moms-to-Be on Medicine, Supplements (Tips)

Research Study to Evaluate Panic Disorder in Adolescents

Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep(R) Cross-Country, Weekend Driving Event Coming Soon to a City Near You

Wenzel Reminds Consumers about Recall of Propane Camping Lanterns

April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month In PA

SafetyAlerts Registrant Warning:
Vioxx Concerns

Rapunzel Pure Organic is changing its precautionary statements on some of Rapunzel's products

Kava Product Warning Label Issued by Leading Herbal Association

Federal Court Appoints Special Master in Baycol Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1431 - Limits Bayer's Access to Patient Information

April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month In PA


Governor Ventura Signs Ban on Mandatory Overtime; Minnesota Nurses Association Applauds Tri-Partisan Effort

Animal Model Study Demonstrated Reovirus as an Effective Treatment for Breast Cancer

Senate Democrats press for legal authority to require food companies to recall tainted products

Safer Propane Tank for Barbecue Grills Helps to Avoid Gas Leaks

ESFI Warn Flood Victims About the Dangers of Mixing Water and Electricity

MADD Says NBC'S Decision to Pull Liquor Ads is Band-Aid Approach to Bigger Problem, Stricter Responsibility Standards Needed for All Alcohol Advertising

America's Fiber Deficit: Most Americans Only Getting Half The Recommended Amount of Fiber


American Medical Association Poll Finds Parents Outraged By Spring Break Promotions

Health Hazard Alert: Presence of Glass Particles in Taster's Choice 340g Instant Coffee

Bike Safety: What To Know

Report Shows That Thousands of Heart Failure Patients May Not Be Receiving Ideal Therapy

New Harvard Study Shows Men Who Regularly Eat Tomato-Rich Foods May Lower Their Risk of Prostate Cancer

Women Largely Unaware of a Major Advancement in Women's Health; For Many Women, a Minimally Invasive Procedure Could Make Hysterectomies a Thing of the Past

Check for Hidden Hazards in Child Care Settings - Study

Fewer Than Half of Those at Risk Get Life-Saving Screening For Colorectal Cancer

Lifetime Television Teams up With Bi-Partisan Members of Congress and Advocacy Organizations for First-Ever 'Stop Violence Week in Washington'

Colon Cancer Highly Preventable, American Cancer Society Says, As Third Annual National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Begins

'Breaking The Silence,' a Collection of Personal Stories by HIV-Positive Latinos and Latinas

Patients Reported Vardenafil Significantly Improved Erectile Function Following Radical Prostatectomy

New Report Links Birth Defects, Premature Birth, To Being Overweight Before Pregnancy

Poisonous Playgrounds? Arsenic-Laced Wood Prompts Concerns

Half of Women with PCOS - Disorder That Can Cause Infertility, Weight Gain, Diabetes & More - Unaware They Have It or Getting Wrong Treatment

NICHD Scientists Develop Vaccine Against Deadly Hospital-Acquired Infection

Prostate Cancer Imaging Agent Helps to Detect Recurrence and Spread of Prostate Cancer Earlier, says Cytogen Corporation

High Homocysteine Levels May Double Risk of Dementia, Alzheimer?s Disease, New Report Suggests

Child-Resistant Lighters Bring Down Fire Deaths

Obesity Overtaking Smoking as Greatest Threat to Oral, General Health

Film Ignores Real Transplant Issue

Beware of Risks to Young Hearts During American Heart Month, Says Atlantic Children's Medical Center

American Academy of Dermatology: Think the Sun Is Less Dangerous in Winter Than in Summer? Think Again!

SAFE KIDS Study Reveals One-Third of Children Are Riding in the Wrong Restraints for Their Age and Size

What You Should Know About Space Heaters Used for Supplemental Room Heating

Top Auto Safety Official Urges Parents to Buckle Up Children Correctly

Mammography Is Dangerous Besides Ineffective, Warns Samuel S. Epstein, M.D.

Strong Disagreement on Screening Mammography

Fiscal 2003 Budget Reflects Funding for Transportation Security; Transportation Department Requests $59.3 Billion, Continues Safety as Top Priority

New Report Details Public Safety Radio Communications at Pentagon On Sept. 11th

SafetyAlerts Registrant Warning: Pricing Labels

Heart Disease and Stroke Among African Americans

Antioxidants May Slow the Progression of Age-Related Cataracts

truth Airs Two Ads During Super Bowl; Informing Teens About the Dangerous Substances Found in Cigarettes

SafetyAlerts Warning: Lane Chests

Qwip Technologies and the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia Enter Agreement to Develop Road Safety Technology Systems

SafetyAlerts Registrant Warning:  Crockpot

Expectant Mothers and Their Doctors Will Rally At Capitol to Address Women's Health Issues

Passenger Safety Group Warns Passengers About Airline Security Lapses: Condemns False Reassurances About Baggage Screened for Explosives

MIDNET - Coalition of Prominent Michigan Hospitals Study by EPIC-MRA Shows 50,000 Michigan Men Could Have a Ticking Time Bomb

Heartburn Relief in 20 Days?

'Natural' or 'Plant-Derived' Labeling Can Mislead; New Survey Shows False Consumer Confidence About Natural Claims on Rx or OTC Drugs, Foods, Herbals and Cosmetics


Food Allergy Awareness Organization Seeks to Honor Advocates; Deadline for Nominations Is Feb. 1, 2002

Breast Cancer Detection Aided by New Technology Installed at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC Health System

SafetyAlerts Registrant Warning: Electrical Fire

PCN Issues Drug Safety Alert to Physicians Warning of Cases of Hepatotoxity With the Use of Serzone

CPSC Offers Tips to Prevent Home Fires Caused by Space Heaters
-- Devices Associated with 21,800 Fires and 300 Deaths Annually

A SafetyAlerts Registrant Warning: Carbon Monoxide

UPMC Health System Offers Tips on How to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning This Winter

YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Urges Nation-Wide Discussion of Rights of People With Special Needs to Accompany Release Of 'I Am Sam'

Scientific American's Summit on Privacy, Security & Safety: Preserving an Open Society in an Age of Terrorism

Anthrax Exposure May Cause Symptoms Not Falling Into Specific Category Of Disease

National Study: Women Didn't Know They Were Addicted

A Product Safety Warning From SafetyAlerts

Increasing Prevalence of Occupational Lung Disease Justifies Greater Prevention Efforts

Tennessee Distributor Agrees To Pay $180,000 Fine For Selling Illegal Cigarette Lighters

FDA Food Allergy Warning

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says consumers who hope to eliminate hazards in their homes should check what?s in and what?s out for a safe New Year

Information You Need to Know to Lose Weight; New Technology Helps Dieters Succeed by Providing Calories In vs. Calories Out Information

Sprint Launches E911 Phase II Services Across State of Rhode Island

Government consults over disclosure of information about sperm, egg or embryo donors

Cardiac Science Deploying Automated External Defibrillators In Airports Nationwide

American Heart Association Advises Consumers to 'Hang Up' on Some Wireless Carriers

Tips for Safe Airline Travel With Food Allergy

Dupage Medical Group Adopts Internet-Driven Technology to Help Children With ADHD and Behavioral Disorders

Government consults over disclosure of information about sperm, egg or embryo donors

American Kidney Fund Warns Americans Not to Ignore Sore Throats

AMA to Congress: Pass Mental Health Parity

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: Surviving the Holiday Season -- Allergy Free

New Study Shows That Influenza Antiviral Can Reduce the Spread of Flu in Families

Governor Says Doctors No Longer Needed for Anesthesia Care

Operation Lifesaver Says 'Take Safety to Heart': 'Tis Always the Season To be Careful at Rail Crossings and Rights-of-Way

Just in Time for the New Year: New Online Technology Helps Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Antigenics' Immune Adjuvant Shows Benefit In Preventing Malaria In Randomized Trial

APA, Leading Employers Join Forces to Combat Mental Health Impact of Terrorism, Disaster

Medical Research Council autism review report

How to Buy Safe Toys
By:  former CPSC Chair Ann Brown

International Study Validates Effectiveness of Aldara? for Treating Sexually Transmitted Disease

Academy of General Dentistry Reveals King of the Jungle Had a Toothache

Melatonin Shows Promise as Inhibitor of Brain Protein Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

During Burn Awareness Week, Shriners Focuses Attention On Scald Burns

Vardenafil Study Reports Positive Results in Improved Sexual Function For Diabetic Men With Erectile Dysfunction

Data Junction Extends Support for HIPAA Transactions

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Web Site Named Best Overall Internet Site in its Class

Vardenafil Study Reports Positive Results in Improved Sexual Function For Diabetic Men With Erectile Dysfunction

Hormone Replacement Therapy May Be Option for Some Breast Cancer Survivors


Starlight Children's Foundation(R) Announces Launch of 'PC Pal'

Florida Clinics Among First to Use Wireless MedicWare EMR 5.0

Female Health Signs Agreement for India

Announces Icon Agrees to Pay $500,000 Civil Penalty for Delay in Reporting Exercise Equipment Hazard

Preparation for Outdoor Winter Activities Prevents Injury, Says the American Chiropractic Association

Pharmacists Convene Executive Session on Emergency Preparedness

NTT DoCoMo Announces They Will Recall certain Mobile Devices

Maryland State Delegate to Receive National 'Humanitarian of the Year' Award for Leadership in Fight Against Drunk Driving

New Survey: In Wake of September 11th, 1/5 of Americans Turn To Unhealthy Foods

For Consumers, Popular Dietary Supplement Ephedra Confirmed Safe and Effective for Weight Loss

CPSC Announces Recall Round-up of Toys and Children's Products

Weight-loss Drug, Lipokinetix, May be Connected to Hepatitis Cases

Cholesterol Particle Size and Number Can Predict Heart Attack, Says University of Pittsburgh Researcher at AHA Meeting

Research Study Shows Little-Known Nerve Disease - Neuropathy - Impacting Millions of Americans and Costing Billions

U.S. Citizens Aged 50 and Older Deem Dietary Supplements Essential For People Their Age, Study Finds

New Theory May Provide Missing Link Between Overweight, Cancer

Put Your Family's Health First; Free Tips on Being Prepared for Emergencies from Council on Family Health

Diseases That Primarily Affect Women are Targets of 358 New Medicines In the Pharmaceutical Pipeline

Postmenopausal Women Benefit from High Dietary Phytoestrogen Intake

Antioxidants Show Promise in the Fight Against Leading Age-Related Eye Diseases

Dialysis Deaths Up in Filter Probe

Terrorists Send New Anthrax Threats to Planned Parenthood Via Federal Express; Forged Airbills are Newest Threat to Reproductive Rights Group

Military Losing War on Fat

Lung Cancer - shocking statistics of the invisible disease

Survey Reveals Many Americans Suffering Physical and Emotional Reaction To Terrorist Threat


As Diabetes Epidemic Surges, HHS and ADA Join Forces to Fight Heart Disease, the Leading Cause of Death for People With Diabetes

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Ann Brown Resigns

Roche Announces FDA Approval of Enhanced Pregnancy Prevention Program for Accutane

CPSC Files Lawsuit Against Daisy Manufacturing Co. To Recall Two Models of Daisy's Powerline Airguns Due to Defects

he Endocrine Society and CenterWatch Launch ENDOTrials: The Endocrine Clinical Trials Network

Commissioners' Statements: Bed Rail Decision

Mammography Screening: The Encouraging But Not So Encouraging

Experts Confirm 'Arimidex' (anastrozole) as a Gold Standard for Advanced Breast Cancer

Physical Therapists Continue Healing Process for Burn Patients From World Trade Center and Pentagon

Epilepsy Foundation Warns that Cipro Can Cause Seizures in Some People

Bayer Supports FDA Approval of Doxycycline for Treatment Of All Forms of Anthrax

Cell Robotics' Launches New Pathology Workstation At National Pathologists Meeting

Center for Health Careers Links High School Students With Health Care Careers

Gel Candle Warning From Our Community

Free Flu Tests for the Public in Bioterrorism Planning

Leading Breast Cancer Experts Address Congressional Leaders About Narrowing Bench-to-Bedside Gap

Texas Department of Health Offers Safety Tips to Keep the Treat in Halloween

Connection Cards'(TM) to Be Offered During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

TriZetto to Provide HealthWeb Internet Platform to The Regence Group's Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans

Tips for Breast Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Watching TV May Be Related to Poor Quality Diet and Increased Risk of Child Obesity

A call for better support for Lung Cancer patients

California Tobacco Company Agrees to Pay $225,000 Fine for Selling Dangerous Cigarette Lighters

More Than 50,000 Patients in US Awaiting Kidney Transplantation

CPSC Urges Seasonal Furnace Inspection to Prevent CO Poisonings

FDA Plans Probe of Prescription Drug Direct Marketing

New Benefits of Blood Pressure Lowering Treatments for Millions of Stroke Sufferers

Animal Planet Rescue Dispatched to Aid Recovery Dog Teams in New York City

Organizations Receive Funding to Reduce Gun-Related Injuries

Decision Resources Study on Ovarian Cancer Finds That Premium-Priced Monoclonal Antibodies Will Compete for Market Share

Honey Shines in Athletic Research, Has Scientific Community Abuzz

First Aid Tips and Emergency Numbers Are Offered In CFH's Free Babysitter Center

Two studies demonstrate discrepancies between asthma patients' expectations and standards of care

Lasers in Surgery and Medicine

Practicing Physicians Want Patient Feedback on Medications

In the Event of Bioterrorism: PKIDs Shares Ways to Protect Families From Deadly Diseases

Study Reveals Link Between Asthma and Childhood Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke

VolunteerMatch makes it easy to find out where help is needed.

CytRx's Spinal Cord Injury Compound Produces Significant Results

Recall of Zirconia Ceramic Femoral Heads for Hip Implants

HHS Issues Report on Community Health in Rural, Urban Areas

Folic Acid Use Does Not Increase the Risk for Miscarriage

Prevalence of Healthy Lifestyle Characteristics ? Michigan, 1998-2000

State-Specific Trends in High Blood Cholesterol Awareness Among Persons Screened ? United States, 1991-1999

Worldwide Caution by U.S. state Department - Public Announcement (5/30/01)

Missing Radioactive Camera Poses Lethal Threat (5/18/01)

Hazardous Mercury-Containing Necklaces From Mexico Showing Up in Northwest Schools (4/30/01)

FDA and CFIA Warn Against Consuming Mislabeled Poisonous Plant Called Autumn Monkshood (4/26/01)

Retailers asked to Remove Toxic Pesticide from Shelves - New York Attorney General Says "Why Wait." (3/31/01)

Retailers asked to Remove Toxic Pesticide from Shelves - New York Attorney General Says "Why Wait." (3/31/01)

Poisonings Kill About 30 Annually, Cause 1 Million Calls to Poison Centers (3/16/01)

FDA: Message for Pregnant Women and Women of Child Bearing Age Who May Become Pregnant About the Risks of Mercury in Fish (3/14/01)

Mom's Health Alert - Five medical tests you can't afford to overlook  .. (article by CLUBmom)

Refunds Available to Consumers who Purchased Stimulator and/or Xtender Devices (1/29/01)

Company Fined $750,000 for Delay in Reporting Patio Furniture Defects that Injured Consumers (1/17/01)

ASSE Warns Against Shoveling Snow from Roofs - Offers Tips for Those Who Insist (1/5/01)

FDA Issues Safety Alert On Stolen, Unapproved Treatment for HIV/AIDS  (12/22/00)

Attention Health Professional: Sulzer Medica Recalls Inter-Op(TM) Hip Shells  (12/11/00)

FDA Warns Against Consuming Dietary Supplements Containing Tiratricol  (11/21/00)

Mumps Skin Test Antigen Recalled  (11/17/00)

Medicine Shoppe Recalls Urokinase  (10/30/00)

CPSC Warns Consumers of Defective Furnaces in California (10/27/00)

Update of Advisory for Several Lots of Norplant Contraceptive Kits (10/15/00)

Pre-storage Leukocyte Reduction Set for Red Cells Recalled by Baxter (10/20/00)

Attention Health Professional: Medical Device Safety Alert  (10/13/00)

Latest Firestone Tire Recall Information

Ag-Chem Issues Safety Alert Regarding Self-Propelled Agricultural Sprayers

Texas Reports State's First St. Louis Encephalitis Case in Two Years - Spurs  Mosquito Warning

Arenavirus Infection Linked To Deaths In California

Safety Research Firm Calls on Firestone and Ford to Recall Defective Tires

Who Should Be Tested for Hepatitis C?

L.L. Bean Inc. to Pay $750,000 Civil Penalty

4 Million Americans Infected with Hepatitis C - That is 5 times more than HIV

Individual Management Plan Makes Living with Asthma Easier

Easter Eggs and Baby Chicks can Bring Holiday Illness - Six cases of Salmonella identified in Oregon

Allergy Sufferers - Gardening May Reduce Symptoms

Poison Safety Tips for National Poison Prevention Week, March 19-25

Hand Injuries Prompt Nintendo to Provide Protective Gloves for "Mario Party" Video Game Users

TSS Now Rare, but Women Still Should Take Care

New York State Attorney General to Sue G.E. Over Deceptive Dishwasher Recall

A Dangerous Party Guest - Balloons Can Cause Severe Injury, Illness or Even Death

Don't Let Winter Stop You Cold - Watch out for three of the most common hazards of the season

Holiday Recall Roundup - List of child related recalls and holiday items recalled throughout 1999

Worldwide Caution Urged by U.S. State Department - Terrorist Threat

FDA Seeks Injunction to Protect Public from Three Unapproved Drugs Marketed by New Jersey Company

Daily Intake of Folic Acid Before Pregnancy Can Prevent Some Birth Defects

Dangerous Feminine Products? - FDA Dispels Internet Rumors

Obesity epidemic increases dramatically in the United States - CDC director calls for national prevention effort

Public service provides first individual dose estimates for people exposed to Hanford radiation

FDA Study Finds Possible Link between Down Syndrome & Lower Maternal Folic Acid Levels

Coming Clean - Facts About Additives in Shampoos, Soaps and Detergents Part 1 Part 2

What's In Your Water? Local Suppliers Must Let You Know

Senior's Health  Recall top
Breakfast May Improve Memory in Healthy Elderly

Grandparents! Prevent Your Grandchildren from Being Poisoned

Get UP Grandpa!!! - CDC Says Older Americans Could Do Much More to Improve Health and Quality of Life

Pneumonia Vaccinations Can Save Seniors' Lives - Half the 40,000 annual deaths preventable

Grandchild Safety Checklist

Household Safety  Recall top
OSHA Announces New Ergo Guidelines to Be Developed at American Society Of Safety Engineers' Annual Conference, Discusses Challenges Ahead For Agency

CPSC Alerts Outdoor Enthusiasts: New Portable Heaters Can Save Campers' Lives - ODS technology will help prevent CO poisoning deaths

CPSC Announces New Standard for "Break-Away" Power Cords on Electric Deep Fryers

OSHA Announces New Ergo Guidelines to Be Developed at American Society Of Safety Engineers' Annual Conference, Discusses Challenges Ahead For Agency

CPSC Alerts Outdoor Enthusiasts: New Portable Heaters Can Save Campers' Lives - ODS technology will help prevent CO poisoning deaths

Older Gas Connectors Can Cause Fires and Explosions

CPSC Warns That Smoke Alarms in About 16 Million Homes Do Not Work

New Safety Standard for Automatic Security Gates Helps
Prevent Deaths and Injuries to Children

Don't Get Burned: USFA Says Fire Death Rate One of the Highest

CPSC Warns the Smoke Detectors in About 16 Million Homes Do Not Work

CPSC Urges Seasonal Furnace Inspection - Hundreds Die Each Year from CO Poisonings

CPSC and FSIS Offer Grilling Safety Tips

Child Appliance Safety Practices

Auto Safety  Recall top
USDOT Releases 2001 Highway Fatality Statistics;
Deaths Among Children Down to Lowest in History

MADD Unveils 8-Point Plan to Jumpstart Stalled War on Drunk Driving

Nissan Has Initiated a Safety Improvement Campaign For the 2002 Altima because the air bag does not work as expected

NHTSA To Seek Public Comment On Motorcoach Safety

NHTSA: New Rollover Ratings, Crash Test Results

NHTSA Rollover Warning To Users of 15-Passenger Vans

MINI by BMW Will Boost Goodyear Run-flat Tire Usage

Michelin Truck Tires Report Highest Satisfaction In J.D. Power and Associates Study

Implementing NAFTA DOT Sets Safety Requirements For Mexican Trucks, Buses in United States

NHTSA Issues Report on Dual-Fuel Vehicle Economy, Proposes Extension Of Program to Model Year 2008

Top Auto Safety Official Urges Parents to Buckle Up Children Correctly

New Highway Safety Campaign Targets Hispanics

Many U.S. Passenger Cars Are Driven on "Bald" Tires, NHTSA Research Shows

New Report on Fatal Single Vehicle Motorcycle Crashes

Ford Extends Warranty on Head Gaskets for 1994-1995 Taurus and Sable, 1994 Continental, and 1995 Windstar

Holiday Driving Safety Tips - Make Sure You're Prepared

Seatbelt Positioners May Be Hazardous to Small Children

Air Bag Safety

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Sports Safety  Recall top
Pennsylvania Medical Society Takes Aim at Hunting Mishaps Involving Out-Of-Shape Outdoorsmen

New Standard for Soccer Goals Helps Prevent Tip-Over Deaths

CPSC, McDonald’s Release National Survey on Bike Helmet Usage

CPSC Staff Recommends Use of Helmets for Skiers, Snowboarders to Prevent Head Injuries

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