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Fire Hazard Leads to Recall of Adjustable Mattress Bases by Leggett & Platt

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Leggett & Platt, of Georgetown, Ky., announced a voluntary recall of about 25,200. Hazard: Electrical components in the motor ...
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Keep Cigarettes ‘Out of Sight’ in Stores, NYC Mayor Says

Cigarettes and other tobacco products may vanish from view in retail stores in New York City if health officials in the city have their way. A bill unveiled ...
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Over 4,000 Pounds of Liver Paté Recalled

Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats, a Wittenberg, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,454 pounds of liver paté products, in cooperation the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection ...
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Abused Girls Show Much Higher Heart Disease Risk

Girls who were severely abused as children have higher risks for heart attacks, heart disease and stroke as adults, a new study says. Women who experienced repeated episodes ...
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4 Foods that May Fight Belly Fat

Every time I go online, I’m met with the same ads. One asks if I’m “tired of my muffin top,” another tells me that there’s a “secret to ...
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Rachel Ray Brand Teakettle Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Meyer Corporation, U.S., of Vallejo, Calif., announced a voluntary recall of about 59,000 Rachael Ray™ Brand Two Quart Teakettles ...
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Most People Shouldn’t Eat Gluten-Free

Many Americans are considering cutting back on the amount of gluten in their diets or avoiding it altogether. However, nutritionists say that if this is not done carefully, ...
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Older Adults Most Likely to Visit ER for Bad Reaction to Meds

Older Americans face a greater risk of harmful reactions to medications than younger individuals, a new study suggests. The study, conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health ...
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Vaccine Protects Against Flu … and Heart Attacks?

Getting a flu shot this season may not only greatly lower your risk of influenza this year, it may also lower your risk of heart disease, a new ...
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Prescription Drug Bottles Lack Proper Safety Warnings

Drugstores are not providing adequate safety information to consumers when they pick up their prescription medications, according an investigation from Consumer Reports. The report reveals that drug labels ...
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