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Holidays A Time For Joy And, Unfortunately, Injury

From finding the best deals to getting into the holiday spirit to decorate your home, the onslaught of the holiday season is one of the busiest times of year. But it’s also the start of one of the year’s most dangerous times.

CBS Miami–12/06/2012

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KidCo. Recalls 220,000 Infant Travel Beds

There’s a recall that parents need to know about. A children’s safety equipment manufacturer has agreed to recall about 220,000 infant travel beds after reports of one infant’s death and nine others entrapped or distressed while sleeping inside the portable tents.

CBS4–11/16/2012

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Baby Bassinets Recalled For Safety Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of about 97,000 Eddie Bauer rocking wood bassinets.

CBS4–10/24/2012

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Investigators: Glass Shower Doors Can Shatter With No Warning

If your shower door is made of glass, you may endure injuries, a big clean-up and thousands of dollars down the drain.

CBS4–09/28/2012

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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.

CBS Miami–08/09/2012

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Kenmore Recalls Dehumidifiers After Millions In Damage

Nearly 800,000 Kenmore dehumidifiers are being recalled after malfunctions caused millions of dollars in property damage.

CBS Miami–08/04/2012

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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.

CBS4–04/24/2012

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Tassimo Coffee Makers Recalled Over Burn Risk

If you can’t leave home without a cup of coffee, take note: More than a million coffee makers are being recalled after dozens of reports of the brewers spraying hot liquid, coffee grounds or tea leaves onto people.

CBS4–02/09/2012

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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.

CBS4–12/13/2011

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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.

CBS4–09/28/2011

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