Safety Alerts

G.M. Ignition Defect Tied to 13 Deaths

A New York Times investigation into NHTSA practices has revealed a deadly defect in General Motors vehicles that G.M. has brushed aside for over a decade. The defect, which causes vehicles to suddenly turn off while being driven, has caused at least 13 deaths and …

Injury Prevention – Cribs, bassinets, playpens, more

Poorly designed cribs, bassinets, and playpens can be hazardous to infants and children. A study in the March issue of Pediatrics found that 181,650 children under the age of 2 were treated in hospital emergency rooms for injuries that involved cribs, bassinets and playpens.