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WHO appeals for $60 million to avoid 'collapse' of Gaza health services
Health services in the occupied Palestinian territory are on the brink of collapse amid severe shortages in medicines and fuel for hospital generators, as the Gaza conflict with Israel deepens, the World Health Organization warned on Thursday.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Recalls this week: power adaptors, knives
This undated photo provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows a Gemini power adapter.
A neural device to restore memory
Intended to help military service members with traumatic brain injury , but could also help with Alzheimer's disease and epilepsy Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will develop an implantable neural device with the ability to record and stimulate neurons within the brain to help restore memory The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Dog with severe burns has surgery, cause of injuries remains a mystery
On Wednesday, July 9, KOMO 4 News reported that questions still remain about a dog who sustained severe burns over a large portion of his body.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission
Lifeguard Press Recalls Charging Kits Due to Fire, Shock Hazards
Ban.do, Jonathan Adler and Lilly Pulitzer branded charging kits can overheat and emit smoke and sparks.
NutriBullet Pro 900 poses safety hazard, tests show
"Even the toughest ingredients don't stand a chance," claims an infomercial for the NutriBullet Pro 900 blender, $150.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Martha's Vineyard Times
Artist Barney Zeitz polishes the window before it's dedication.
For 19 years, the well-liked and much admired minister was known for the energy and creativity he brought to Grace Church and for his participation in the Island community.
Strongsville company settles with Consumer Product Safety Commission over recall
HMI Industries, a Strongsville company that makes vacuum cleaners and air filtration machines sold door-to-door, will pay $400,000 to settle a federal complaint that it misrepresented the extent of dangerous safety problems.
Fireworks Sword Recalled Due To Explosion, Burn Hazard
On the eve of Independence Day, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling a handheld fireworks fountain device in the shape of a mock sword.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Settlement Hearing Set in Toilet Class Action
A hearing has been set for final approval of an $18 million class action settlement to compensate owners of Flushmate toilets containing a flaw that has caused more than 300 of the devices to explode.
4 Ways To Keep Your Parents (And You) Safe
Fact: Older adults - those 65 and up - constitute 13% of the U.S. population, but account for 65% of the annual fatalities associated with consumer products .
Mon Jul 07, 2014
CPSC: Router, router bases recalled because of electric shock hazard
About 100,000 Porter-Cable mixed-base routers and router bases are being recalled because of an electric shock hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The Washington Post
Will Coravina s protective measures do the trick?
Thirteen cracked or broken bottles - and one injury - prompted the makers of the Coravin wine preservation system to come up with a fix.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Recalls: Snow throwers, computers
This photo provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows the All-Power Single Stage Snow Thrower SB044P.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Medford Mail Tribune
Fireworks misuse: "You can't fix stupid"
Police and fire officials are trying to make clear the dangers of fireworks misuse, but, as one vendor says: 'You can't fix stupid' From left, Graciela Reyes, 8, Lita Akers, 4, and Adrian Reyes, 7, look at fireworks under the Discount Fireworks Superstore tent Thursday in west Medford.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
4 ways to keep up with growing list of recalls
Dust Storm Warning issued July 3 at 6:21PM MST expiring July 3 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa, Pinal Blowing Dust Advisory issued July 3 at 5:35PM MST expiring July 3 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa Blowing Dust Advisory issued July 3 at 5:35PM MST expiring July 3 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Pinal This week alone we've seen millions ... (more)
WBAY-TV Green Bay
Recalled dehumidifier suspected in Grand Chute house fire
The fire started in the basement of a single-family home on the 1600-block of Kaylee Lane.