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The surprising frequency of injury by defective children's products

Parents spend enormous amounts of time and energy trying to keep their children safe. Unfortunately, even the most careful parent can't prevent all injuries. This is especially true when manufacturers create dangerous children's products.

Samsung washing machines recalled due to safety problems

On November 4, Samsung issued a recall of nearly three million washing machines. The affected models are top-loading washers. Samsung received over 700 customer complaints about the machines, including reports of injuries.

Homeopathic teething products linked to children's deaths

There are new warnings by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week about certain types of teething products. The FDA issued a safety alert in 2010 about teething tablets manufactured by Hyland's. Now, the FDA's warning includes all homeopathic teething tablets and gels that contain belladonna.

Country Fresh recalls vegetables in Alabama over listeria concerns

If you purchased fresh cut vegetables sold by Country Fresh LLC, you need to check the dates on the package. The company recalled the product recently due to the possibility that the vegetables are contaminated with listeria.

Important news for Honda and Acura owners: airbag recall

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a critical warning regarding the airbags in some Honda and Acura vehicles. NHTSA says owners of these vehicles should not drive them unless the airbag has been replaced.

Drones are not just toys; they present real hazards

Drones, also referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are popular devices with children and adults. They are also used by some businesses to carry out tasks. As they grow in popularity, however, their potential for causing serious injuries is becoming clearer.

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