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Fires Prompt GE To Recall One Million Dishwashers

More than one million GE and Hotpoint dishwashers are being recalled after numerous fires. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the voluntary recall Thursday.

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CPSC Warns Of Portable Pool Dangers

Summer is just around the corner and that means pool season will be here before you know it. But the Consumer Product Safety Commission has a warning for parents considering a portable pool for their kids.


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Tips To Keep Your Family Safe Over The Holidays

Every year firefighters across Broward and Miami-Dade counties rush to homes to put out fires caused by faulty or old holiday lights or candles. Holiday decorations are supposed to be festive and fun, not a danger to your health.



Big Recall Of Little Tikes Play Tool Sets

South Florida parents should be aware of a major toy recall. More than 1.7 million toy workshop and tool sets from toy-maker Little Tikes are being recalled because of choking concerns.


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Family Of Doctor Strangled Using Massager Sues Maker

The widower of a South Florida doctor who BSO investigators say was accidentally strangled by an electronic neck massager is suing the machine’s providers.


Dr. Michelle Ferrari-Gegerson

FDA Warns People To Stop Using Massager Linked To Doctor’s Death

The Food and Drug Administration is recommending that people who own a personal massager linked to the death of a Parkland doctor and the near strangulation of a second person should stop using the machines immediately and dispose of them.


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Swing Set Sold At Toys “R” Us Recalled Over Safety Concerns

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recalled of a popular swing set over concerns the seat on the swing could break, causing injury.



Crib Bumper Pad Safety Questioned

A new analysis is calling into question the use of baby bumper pads in cribs.



Thousands Of Ikea Coffee Makers Recalled

IKEA Home Furnishings is recalling nearly 100,000 coffee makers over a laceration and burn hazard, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Thursday.


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Half-Million Bassinets Recalled; Could Collapse

Hundreds of thousands of baby bassinets made by Burlington Basket Co. are being recalled because of concerns that they could collapse if not assembled properly.