Pill bottles recalled over failure to meet child safety standards

(NEW YORK) -- The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Thursday the recall of more than 407,000 over-the-counter pill bottles, citing the products do not meet the child resistance packaging required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). Aurohealth recalled nearly 137,300 units of the Walgreens... Read More.

Commission approves new safety standards for crib mattresses

(NEW YORK) -- After 139 child deaths since 2010, new safety standards for crib mattresses will go into effect this fall. The Consumer Product Safety Commission approved a new rule Wednesday to address potential hazards like lacerations, suffocation and entrapment. "This is intended to reduce the... Read More.

Idaho activates crisis standards of care in 3 districts

(BOISE, Idaho) -- Faced with a severe medical staffing shortage due to a surge in the COVID-19 cases and dwindling blood supply, Idaho health officials have activated crisis standards of care guidelines for the second time in less than a year. The Idaho Department of... Read More.