April 28, 2009

New Playground Equipment Recalls Issued

On April 22, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued two recalls involving outdoor activities, playground equipment and bicycles. The playground equipment was recalled because lead paint, while the bicycles were recalled because of defective parts. The playground equipment was manufactured in Turkey, but it was distributed in the U.S. by SportsPlay Equipment…

February 23, 2009

Court Decision: Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism

On February 12, 2009, a special court ruled that vaccines do not cause autism in children. The court began hearing three types of autism related cases in 2007. The ruling today concerned only one type of cases, the allegation that autism was caused by the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine and other vaccines containing…

December 22, 2008

Drinking & Driving a Devastating Combination

Here we are in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Unfortunately, for some it is a very sad time of year because their loved ones have been involved in some type of alcohol-related accident. Whether the innocent victim or the careless driver the consequences of drunk driving can be devastating….

November 24, 2008

Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season is almost here and many people celebrate with trees and decorations which may cause fires. It is important to make sure your holiday celebrations are not destroyed by any mishaps. Sadly tree related fires are more common than people think. Each year tree fires cause devastating results, 40 fatalities, 250 injuries and…