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Purr-Fection Stuffed Animals with Flashlights Recalled by MJC Due to Laceration Hazard, Sold Exclusi

Name of product: Beamerzzz™ Stuffed Animals with LED Flashlight Hazard: LED flashlight wires can protrude through the stuffed toy, posing a laceration hazard.Consumer Contact: Purr-Fection by MJC at (800) 359-0254 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday,...

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Purr-Fection Stuffed Animals with Flashlights Recalled by MJC Due to Laceration Hazard, Sold Exclusi

Name of product: Beamerzzz™ Stuffed Animals with LED Flashlight Hazard: LED flashlight wires can protrude through the stuffed toy, posing a laceration hazard.Consumer Contact: Purr-Fection by MJC at (800) 359-0254 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday,...

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Prenatal Folic Acid Supplementation Associated With Lower Risk of Autism

CHICAGO – In a study that included approximately 85,000 Norwegian children, maternal use of supplemental folic acid from 4 weeks before to 8 weeks after the start of pregnancy was associated with a lower risk of autistic disorder in children, according to a study...

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Mutsy USA Recalls EVO Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard

[caption id=“attachment_22551” align=“alignright” width=“185” caption=“Evo Stroller (brown)”][/caption] Name of product: EVO strollers Hazard: The opening between the grab bar and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant’s body to pass through and become...

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High blood pressure during pregnancy may signal later heart disease risk

High blood pressure during pregnancy—even once or twice during routine medical care—can signal substantially higher risks of heart and kidney disease and diabetes, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “All of the later...

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Million Dollar Baby Dressers Recalled by Bexco Due to Tip-Over Hazards; Two Toddler Deaths Reported

Units 18,000Description WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Bexco Enterprises Inc., dba Million Dollar Baby of Montebello, Calif. is announcing a voluntary recall of 18,000 children’s four-drawer dressers. When a young child...

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Triaminic and Theraflu Products Recalled Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement;

Units About 2.3 MillionDescription This recall involves Triaminic® Syrups and Theraflu Warming Relief® Syrups for coughs, colds and fevers. There are 24 types of these two products included in the recall. A complete list of products, lot numbers and National Drug Codes ...

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Triaminic and Theraflu Products Recalled Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement;

Units About 2.3 MillionDescription This recall involves Triaminic® Syrups and Theraflu Warming Relief® Syrups for coughs, colds and fevers. There are 24 types of these two products included in the recall. A complete list of products, lot numbers and National Drug Codes ...

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It might not be the flu: RSV levels on the rise

Flu season is wreaking havoc around the country, and yet another seasonal illness, respiratory syncytial virus or RSV, appears to be peaking. In fact, according to CDC surveillance data, almost all states are reporting epidemic levels, including: ·         AZ – 25% ·         CA – 39% ·         FL – 12% ·        ...

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Common anti-fever medications pose kidney injury risk for children

Sick children, especially those with some dehydration from flu or other illnesses, risk significant kidney injury if given drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers said Friday. In an article published online Jan. 25 by the...

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