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Safety regulators sharpen aim at tiny, powerful magnets sold as adult toys
Injuries resulting from the ingestion of tiny, highly charged magnets have compelled the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to unanimously vote on issuing new federal rules on the products. Although manufacturers have generally marketed the magnet sets to adults,
Safety regulators try to force recall of small, powerful magnets
Federal safety regulators have filed an administrative complaint against Colorado-based Zen Magnets in an effort to force the company to cease making and selling its signature product — small, powerful magnets that regulators say can injure and kill children who
Boy and his grandmother drowned in Montgomery apartment pool
MONTGOMERY, ALA – A woman and her grandson died last week from drowning injuries they received in a Montgomery apartment complex swimming pool Tuesday morning.
FDA approves new vaccine for babies to prevent deadly bacterial diseases
A new vaccine to protect infants as young as 6 weeks against two potentially deadly bacterial infections has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). MenHibrix, made by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), is a combination vaccine that prevents meningococcal disease
Montgomery drowning lawsuit underscores swimming pool safety concerns
MONTGOMERY, ALA—Beasley Allen has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the parents of two young boys who drowned Monday in their apartment complex swimming pool. The brothers, Victor Garcia, 7, and Cristubal Basurto Garcia, 5, were found in
Alabama’s new concussion law aims to protect young athletes
A new law barring young athletes from immediately returning to play after suffering a concussion will help raise awareness of the dangers of these brain injuries, especially when ignored or improperly treated. The law, signed by Governor Bentley on June
Britax B-Nimble strollers recalled due to brake problems
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Britax Child Safety, Inc. of Charlotte, N.C., has recalled about 20,000 of its B-Nimble Strollers because the brake pedal may not fully engage.