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Dr. Michelle Ferrari-Gegerson

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.

CBS4–09/03/2011

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.

CBS4–08/31/2011

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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.

CBS4–08/30/2011

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Crib Bumper Pad Safety Questioned

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

CBS4–04/05/2011

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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.

CBS4–03/03/2011

Bassinet recalled by Burlington Basket Company. (Photo credit: AP)

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.

CBS4–02/16/2011

CPSC Drop-Side Crib Danger

Drop-Side Cribs Banned

By a unanimous vote Wednesday in Washington, the CPSC enacted the toughest rules ever to ban so-called drop side cribs and make sure new models are a lot safer than the older ones.

CBS4–12/15/2010

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