(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.
(WASHINGTON) -- New cars in the U.S. will need to meet stricter fuel economy standards, the Biden administration announced Friday. The rule will require passenger cars, trucks and vans produced for the model year 2026 to average 49 miles per gallon, the Department of Transportation said.... Read More.
(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.
(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.
(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- The two largest hospital systems in Albuquerque, New Mexico, have activated crisis standards of care due to an "unprecedented level" of activity during the pandemic, hospital officials announced Thursday. University of New Mexico Health System and Presbyterian Healthcare Services leaders said in... Read More.