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Take steps to protect your ears from harmful noises

Sounds surround us. We enjoy many of them—like music, birdsong, and conversations with friends. But loud or long-lasting noises—from motors, power tools, and even headphones—can permanently damage your ...

Ikea Issues Alert and Information on Securing Furniture After Furniture Falls and Kills Children

Name of Product: Children’s and adult chests and dressers Hazard: Chests and dressers can tip over if not attached to the wall, posing an entrapment hazard. Remedy: Repair Consumer Contact:  To receive a free ...

FDA says heart attacks or strokes can be caused by NSAID

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is strengthening an existing label warning that non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) increase the chance of a heart attack or stroke. Based on our ...

CDC Review Shows Unlikely Exposure, Makes Recommendations for More Safety Improvements

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has completed an internal investigation of an incident that occurred in December within the agency’s Ebola virus laboratory, which resulted in no illness and ...