Pediatrics Sitemap - Page 6 2016-04-21

Infant Car Seat
A photo of an infant smiling as he gets buckled into his car seat. Page 28.

Infant Choke Foods
Although parents often remember common 'choke foods,' like hot dogs, peanuts, and hard candy, they forget that young kids can choke on uncut spaghetti. Page 13.

Kids Crossing the Street - Pedestrian Safety
Kids often cross the street in the middle of the block, where it isn't safe, so it is important to teach them traffic safety. Page 27.

Even Superheroes Need Booster Seats
Even superheroes need booster seats! Page 24.

Removable Pool Fence
A mesh pool fence partially removed at a party. Page 16.

A Child with Stitches
Stitches can help a wound heal faster and leave less of a scar. Page 6.

A Child with a Scraped Knee
All parents would benefit from learning basic first aid on how to treat a scraped knee. Page 19.

A Baby Reaching for a Hot Stove
This photo of a baby reaching for a hot stove shows how easy it is to forget about common safety hazards when childproofing your home. Page 2.

Breakdown in Pool Safety
Breakdown in Pool Safety. The 'layers of protection' has broken down around this pool, as the removable mesh pool fence has been partially taken down at this pool party, people are drinking, and kids may get into the pool without proper supervision. Page 18.

Car Seats and Winter Coats
Review why winter coats may become compressed under the harness straps of a car seat in a crash, become too loose, and may allow your child to become injured or even ejected from the seat and/or car. Page 5.

First Aid for a Sprained Wrist
Review basic first aid for a sprained wrist. Page 4.

Healing Scab on a Child's Knee
A healing scab on a child's scraped knee. Page 20.

Healing Scab with a Bandaid
A photo of a child with a healing scab on her scraped knee. Page 21.

Ice Pack on a Sprained Knee
An ice pack can be helpful for many sport's injuries, such as a sprained knee or ankle. Page 11.

Mesh Pool Fence
Mesh pool fences are becoming popular alternative to more traditional permanent pool fences become they are less expensive and are removable. Page 15.

Ready For Seat Belts?
Ready For Seat Belts? Pediatrics. Page 3.

Removable Mesh Pool Fence
A permanent pool fence, unlike this partially removed mesh fence, can be a good part of your layers of protection plan around your pool. Page 17.

Safe Rollerblading
Remember that a helmet, wrist guards, knee pads, and elbow pads, are not just for beginner rollerbladers. Page 22.

Safe Swimming With Floaties?
Most experts consider floaties or inflatable arm bands to be toys and not proper pool safety equipment. A Coast Guard approved life vest or life jacket is a safer option. Page 23.

Stair Safety
Securing the stairs in your home with gates, which seem to be missing in this photo, to prevent falls is another essential part of childproofing your home. Page 10.

Baby Cookie Monster Toys Sold with DVD at Wal-Mart Recalled for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sesame Workshop, of New York, NY, is voluntarily recalling 31,000 Baby Cookie Monster Plush Toys. The small felt fabric cookie attached to the plush toy's hand can be removed easily and ingested by young children, posing a choking hazard. Page 15.

Gund Inc. Recalls Woodles Activity Toys for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Gund Inc., of Edison, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 18,900 Baby Gund Woodles Activity Toys. The wooden rings on the stuffed toy can break, posing a small parts choking hazard to young children. Page 7.

Cariboo Folding Changing Tables
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Scandinavian Child, of Raleigh, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 90 Cariboo Folding Changing Tables and 40 Cariboo Bassinet Changers. If the zipper is misaligned, it can come apart and allow the cloth surface to separate, posing a fall hazard to the baby. Page 16.

Decorative Snaps and Metal Clips Recalled by Provo Craft Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Provo Craft, of Spanish Fork, Utah, is voluntarily recalling about 76,000 Decorative Snaps and Metal Clips. The recalled clips and snaps contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Page 4.

ANSUL Recalls Fire Extinguisher that Could Fail to Operate
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Ansul Incorporated, of Marinette, Wis., is voluntarily recalling about 154,000 K-GUARD, SENTRY and FLAG FIRE Model Fire Extinguishers. If the fire extinguisher is dropped horizontally from a height of approximately 2 to 3 feet, the pick-up tube could crack. If a pick-up tube is cracked, the extinguisher can fail to discharge properly when activated, which can put users at risk during a fire. Page 5.

Various Firms Recall Flashing Pacifiers for Choking, Aspiration and Strangulation Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), a number of companies are voluntarily recalling about 237,000 Flashing Pacifiers. These pacifiers failed to meet federal safety standards for pacifiers. The nipple can separate from the shield easily, posing a choking hazard. Some pacifiers were sold with necklaces that pose a strangulation hazard, and one of the necklaces has beads that can come loose, which poses an aspiration hazard. Page 10.

Remote-Control Helix Micro Helicopter Toys Recalled for Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Spin Master Toys, of Toronto, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 46,200 Helix Remote Control Micro Helicopter. The power supply controller can overheat posing a burn hazard to consumers. Page 6.

Kawasaki Motors Corp., USA Recalls ATV for Loss of Steering Control Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., of Irvine, Calif., is voluntarily recalling 291 Kawasaki 2007 Model Year Bayou 250 All-Terrain Vehicles. The nuts securing the tie-rod ends to the steering shaft may not have been tightened sufficiently during assembly. If the nuts loosen during operation, the operator could lose steering control, posing a risk of crashing. Page 14.

Wal-Mart Recalls Minnie Mouse Cardigan Sets Due to Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark., is voluntarily recalling about 14,000 Minnie Mouse Cardigan Sets. If the cardigan is buttoned, the ribbon woven around the neckline poses a strangulation hazard for children. Page 12.

RC2 Recalls Toy Keys Due to Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), RC2 Brands Inc., of Oak Brook, Ill. (the recalled products are marketed under RC2's Learning Curve and The First Years brands) is voluntarily recalling about 275,000 toy keys. The colored top portion of the keys can crack, resulting in the release of small parts, which poses a choking hazard to young children. Page 11.

Enesco Group Inc. Recalls Heartwood Creek Turtle Sprinklers for Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Enesco Group Inc., of Itasca, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 2,600 Heartwood Creek Turtle Sprinklers. When connected to a garden hose, under normal household water pressure, the sprinkler can break or shatter, presenting a laceration hazard to consumers. Page 9.

Delta Faucet Co. Recalls Bathtub and Shower Temperature Control Valves Due to Scald Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Delta Faucet Co., of Indianapolis, Ind., is voluntarily recalling about 105,000 Universal MultiChoice Valves (used in bathtubs and showers). The device in the valve that limits the amount of hot water that can flow from the shower head or bathtub spout can disengage after being manually set, causing consumers to come in contact with water that is hotter than expected. This poses a risk of scalding injuries. Page 13.

Spin Master Radio-Controlled Toy Airplanes Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us Recalled for Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Spin Master Toys, of Toronto, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 7,500 Air Hogs RC Skywinder Radio-Controlled Airplanes. The rechargeable battery pack inside the toy airplane can overheat posing a burn hazard. Page 37.

Apple Announces Recall of Batteries Used in Previous iBook and PowerBook Computers Due To Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Apple Computer Inc., of Cupertino, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 1.1 million battery packs. These lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Page 36.

Cage Bell Musical Instruments for Babies Recalled for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kindermusik International Inc., of Greensboro, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 10,000 Cage Bells. If the bell inside the instrument is damaged during manufacturing, the bell can be pulled out of the instrument, posing a choking hazard. Page 43.

Cervélo Cycles Inc. Announces Recall of Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Cervélo Cycles Inc., of Toronto, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 650 2005 R2.5 Model Carbon Fiber Bicycles and Bicycle Frames. The bicycle frames can loosen or separate, causing the rider to lose control, fall and be injured. Page 20.

Pride Products Recalls Counterfeit Extension Cords Due to Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Pride Products Corp., of Ronkonkoma, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 42,000 Extension Cords. The counterfeit extension cords have undersized wiring and no fuse in the cord to provide over-current protection, which can cause overheating and pose a fire hazard. Page 30.

Atico International USA Recalls Folding Picnic Tables Due to Collapsing Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Atico International USA Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 209,000 Picnic Tables. The legs on the picnic table can buckle or break during use, causing the table to collapse or fold unexpectedly. Page 41.

CPSC Warns Drowning Dangers Do Not End with Pool Season
Cooler weather in most of the country means swimming pools have closed for the season, but parents and caregivers should know that other drowning dangers still exist in and around the home. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning that children need to be supervised around the home and protected from these potentially hidden drowning hazards. Page 17.

LEGO Recalls Toy Trucks Due to Puncture Hazard to Young Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), LEGO Systems Inc., of Enfield, Conn., is voluntarily recalling about 358,000 LEGO EXPLORE Super Trucks. The plastic wheels on the truck can detach, exposing a metal axle. This poses a puncture hazard to young children. Page 26.

LL Bean Inflatable Water Boards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), NRS, of Moscow, Idaho, is voluntarily recalling about 700 NRS Manta Surfer River Boards and LL Bean Body Boards. The safety warning label containing precautionary information on proper use and operation was not affixed to the device. Page 45.

LeapFrog Recalls to Repair Children's Activity Centers Due to Arm Entrapment Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., of Emeryville, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 186,000 Playground Activity Centers. A child's arm can become caught in the activity center's plastic tube, posing a risk of injury to children. Page 32.

NRS Manta Surfer River Boards Lack Safety Warning Labels
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), NRS, of Moscow, Idaho, is voluntarily recalling about 700 NRS Manta Surfer River Boards and LL Bean Body Boards. The safety warning label containing precautionary information on proper use and operation was not affixed to the device. Page 46.

Atico International USA Recalls 9-Foot Patio Umbrellas Sold at Longs Drug Stores for Lead Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Atico International USA Inc., of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 27,700 Patio Umbrellas. The umbrella poles contain paint with excessive levels of lead, which can cause adverse health effects if ingested by young children. Page 33.

Pier 1 Imports Recalls TV Stands for Tipping Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Pier 1 Imports (U.S.) Inc., of Fort Worth, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 4,300 Ming TV Stands. If a consumer leans on the stand's drawer when open, the unit can tilt forward and cause a television on top to slide off, posing a risk of injury or death. Page 31.

Playskool Voluntarily Recalls Toy Tool Benches after the Death of Two Toddlers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Playskool, of Pawtucket, R.I., is voluntarily recalling about 255,000 Team Talkin' Tool Bench toys following the deaths of two young children. Playskool received reports that a 19-month-old boy from Martinsburg, W.V., and a 2-year-old boy from League City, Texas, suffocated when oversized, plastic toy nails sold with the tool bench toys became forcefully lodged in their throats. Page 23.

Suave Kids Bath Sets Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Choking, Other Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Almar Sales Co., of New York, NY, is voluntarily recalling about 11,000 Suave Kids Bath Sets. Items in the baths sets contain small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children. Additionally, some of the handles on the carrying case are long enough to pose a strangulation hazard. Also, the plastic carrying case poses a danger of suffocation. Page 21.

Suave Kids Bath Sets Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Choking, Other Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Almar Sales Co., of New York, NY, is voluntarily recalling about 11,000 Suave Kids Bath Sets. Items in the baths sets contain small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children. Additionally, some of the handles on the carrying case are long enough to pose a strangulation hazard. Also, the plastic carrying case poses a danger of suffocation. Page 22.

CPSC Warns about TV, Large Furniture Tip-Over Dangers
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning parents and caregivers about the dangers of televisions and heavy furniture tipping over and killing young children. The number of TV tip-over deaths reported to CPSC during the first seven months of 2006 is twice the typical yearly average. Page 18.

Lenovo and IBM Announce Recall of ThinkPad Notebook Computer Batteries Due to Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lenovo (United States) Inc., of Research Triangle Park, N.C. and International Business Machines Corp., of Armonk, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 168,500 battery packs. These lithium-ion batteries can cause overheating, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Page 19.

True Religion Recalls Children's Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively by Neiman Marcus
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), True Religion, of Los Angeles, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 150 True Religion Brand Fleece Hoodies. A drawstring is threaded through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. Page 29.

The Cayre Group Recalls Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Sold at Kohl's for Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Cayre Group, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 4,500

The Cayre Group Recalls Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Sold at Kohl's for Strangulation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Cayre Group, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 4,500

ALEX Super Cooking Sets Recalled for Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), ALEX, of Northvale, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 4,200 ALEX Cooking Sets. The glass pot lids can break, posing a laceration hazard to children. Page 51.

Lead Poisoning Hazard Prompts Recall of Fun Express Children's Toys Given Away at Libraries
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Fun Express Inc., a subsidiary of Oriental Trading Company Inc., of Omaha, Neb., is voluntarily recalling about 340,000 toys. The paint on the bendable toys contains excessive levels of lead, which is banned under federal law. Lead is toxic and if ingested by young children can cause adverse health effects. Page 40.

Quiksilver Recalls Children's Lounge Pants Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the CPSC, Quiksilver Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 48,000 Quiksilver and Roxy Girl lounge pants. These lounge pants fail to meet the children's sleepwear flammability standards, posing a risk of burn injury to children, due to the possible ignition of the garment. These garments were not labeled or marketed as sleepwear, but because they are children's loungewear, they must meet the children's sleepwear flammability standards. Page 48.

Quiksilver Recalls Children's Lounge Pants Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the CPSC, Quiksilver Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 48,000 Quiksilver and Roxy Girl lounge pants. These lounge pants fail to meet the children's sleepwear flammability standards, posing a risk of burn injury to children, due to the possible ignition of the garment. These garments were not labeled or marketed as sleepwear, but because they are children's loungewear, they must meet the children's sleepwear flammability standards. Page 50.

Quiksilver Recalls Children's Lounge Pants Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the CPSC, Quiksilver Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 48,000 Quiksilver and Roxy Girl lounge pants. These lounge pants fail to meet the children's sleepwear flammability standards, posing a risk of burn injury to children, due to the possible ignition of the garment. These garments were not labeled or marketed as sleepwear, but because they are children's loungewear, they must meet the children's sleepwear flammability standards. Page 49.

Quiksilver Recalls Children's Lounge Pants Due to Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the CPSC, Quiksilver Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 48,000 Quiksilver and Roxy Girl lounge pants. These lounge pants fail to meet the children's sleepwear flammability standards, posing a risk of burn injury to children, due to the possible ignition of the garment. These garments were not labeled or marketed as sleepwear, but because they are children's loungewear, they must meet the children's sleepwear flammability standards. Page 47.

School Specialty Publishing Recalls Children's Science Kits for Thermal Burn Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), School Specialty Publishing, of Columbus, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 43,000 'Ideal' and 'Brighter Child' Brand Science Kits. The battery case in the science kit can overheat, posing a thermal burn hazard. Page 38.

Lands' End Children's Light-Up Backpacks Recalled for Overheating
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lands' End, of Dodgeville, Wis., is voluntarily recalling about 400 Cool Blue Backpacks. The backpack's battery pack can overheat causing the battery case to melt, presenting a burn hazard if touched. Page 42.

Syratech Corporation Recalls Elements Decorative Lawn Sprinklers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Syratech Corporation, of East Boston, Mass., is voluntarily recalling about 10,000 Frog, Fish or Duck Lawn Sprinklers. The plastic body of the lawn sprinkler can crack when placed under intense water pressure and pieces of it can break off and be projected 5 to 10 feet in the air. This could pose a risk of injury to consumers and bystanders. Page 35.

Dell Announces Recall of Notebook Computer Batteries Due To Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dell Inc., of Round Rock, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 2.7 million battery packs. These lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Page 44.

Hide & Seek Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Quiksilver Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 9,700 Hide & Seek Hooded Sweatshirts. A drawstring is threaded through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts. Page 52.

Tiffany and Company Recalls Paloma Rattles for Aspiration, Laceration Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Tiffany and Company, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 47 Paloma Rattles. Seams on the rattle can open during use, releasing small round beads. The beads can pose an aspiration hazard to young children. The breakage also can create ragged edges on the ring, posing a laceration hazard. Page 68.

Pool Toys Recalled by Wild Planet Toys Due to Risk of Impalement Injury to Children
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Wild Planet Toys Inc., of San Francisco, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 273,000 Jet Streamers™ Water Blasters Pool Toys. When partially filled with water, the pool toy can stand upright on the pool floor with the rigid narrow end pointed upward, posing an impalement risk. Page 34.

Bunn-O-Matic Corp. Expands Recall of Home Coffeemakers Due to Burn and Fire Hazards
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bunn-O-Matic Corp., of Springfield, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 561,000 coffeemakers. The coffeemaker's plastic pour-in bowl and lid can melt or ignite due to an electrical failure, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers. Page 54.

Toy Guitars Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sino Trading Group, LLC, of Houston, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 500 Toy Guitars. The toy guitar can break into small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children. Page 71.

Felt Bicycles Announce Recall to Repair Mountain Bicycles for Brake Failure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Felt Bicycles, of Lake Forest, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 700 Felt Mountain Bicycles. The steel brake boss can detach from the frame, causing the rider to lose control and fall. Page 63.

Hair Dryers Recalled for Electrocution Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Style Tronics Inc., of Vernon, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 19,300

Heat & Glo Indoor/Outdoor Gas Fireplaces Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Heat & Glo, of Lakeville, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 1,550 Heat & Glo Twilight II and IIB Gas Fireplaces. Temperatures in the framing header area above these fireplaces can get too high, posing a fire hazard. Page 69.

Plastic Hardware Covers on Children's Furniture Recalled for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hold Everything, of San Francisco, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 3,200 pieces of children's furniture in the Homeroom Bedroom Collection. The small cam lock covers can be easily removed, presenting a choking hazard to young children. Page 58.

IKEA Home Furnishings Announce Recall to Repair Folding Chair Beds and Sofa Beds for Finger Tip Amputation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), IKEA Home Furnishings, of Plymouth Meeting, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 100,000 LYCKSELE Chair Beds and Sofa Beds. Fingers can become caught in the folding mechanism of the chair bed/sofa bed, posing a laceration and/or amputation hazard. Page 55.

IKEA Home Furnishings Announce Recall to Repair Folding Chair Beds and Sofa Beds for Finger Tip Amputation Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), IKEA Home Furnishings, of Plymouth Meeting, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 100,000 LYCKSELE Chair Beds and Sofa Beds. Fingers can become caught in the folding mechanism of the chair bed/sofa bed, posing a laceration and/or amputation hazard. Page 56.

Home Fragrance Holdings, Inc. Recalls Candles Sold at Pier 1 Imports Due to Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Home Fragrance Holdings Inc., Houston, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 413,000 Cement Candles. The candles can unexpectedly flare, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Page 64.

Shimano American Corp. Recalls Quick-Release Device for Bicycles Posing Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Shimano Inc., of Osaka, Japan, is voluntarily recalling about 8,500 Release Devices. The quick release skewers can unexpectedly fail or break when locked in position. When this happens the rider could lose control and fall. Page 61.

Small World Toys Recalls Toy Vehicles for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Small World Toys, of Culver City, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 92,300 vehicles in the IQ Baby Pillow Soft Activity Blocks, IQ Baby Traveling' Train Blocks, IQ Baby Vroom Vroom Vehicles and Discovery Channel Vroom Vroom Vehicles. The plastic wheels on the toys can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Page 65.

Small World Toys Recalls Toy Vehicles for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Small World Toys, of Culver City, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 92,300 vehicles in the IQ Baby Pillow Soft Activity Blocks, IQ Baby Traveling' Train Blocks, IQ Baby Vroom Vroom Vehicles and Discovery Channel Vroom Vroom Vehicles. The plastic wheels on the toys can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Page 66.

Small World Toys Recalls Toy Vehicles for Choking Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Small World Toys, of Culver City, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 92,300 vehicles in the IQ Baby Pillow Soft Activity Blocks, IQ Baby Traveling' Train Blocks, IQ Baby Vroom Vroom Vehicles and Discovery Channel Vroom Vroom Vehicles. The plastic wheels on the toys can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Page 67.

Sportsstuff Wego Kite Tubes Withdrawn from Market after Reports of Deaths and Injuries
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sportsstuff, Inc., of Omaha, Nebraska is voluntarily recalling about 19,000 Wego Kite Tubes. CPSC staff is aware of 39 injury incidents with 29 of those resulting in medical treatment. Sportsstuff has received reports of two deaths in the United States and a variety of serious injuries. Sportsstuff has been unable to determine the cause of the incidents. Page 60.

Children's Lamp Sold at The Home Depot Recalled for Laceration Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Emess Design Group LLC, of Ellwood City, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 9,500 children's Lamps. The glass window of the fire truck and bulldozer night light can become dislodged, fall and shatter into small pieces. This poses a laceration hazard and a serious risk of injury if ingested by a small child. Page 53.

Office Chairs Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark., is voluntarily recalling about 762,000 Office Chairs. The legs and backs of these chairs can break, and the chairs can easily tip over, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Page 62.

Humidifiers Recalled for Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hunter Fan Co., of Memphis, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 29,000 Warm Mist CareFree® Humidifiers. Water from the humidifier can leak into the unit's electrical compartment posing a fire hazard. Page 59.

Target Recalls Scooters - Various Breaking Parts Present Fall Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Target, of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 185,000 Scooters. The handlebars, wheels and wheel brakes can break and detach, causing the rider to lose control, fall and possibly suffer injuries. Page 39.

Portable Generators and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
During Hurricane Preparedness Week, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging consumers to take steps to safeguard their families when using a portable generator. If your power is out due to a hurricane, or for any reason, operating your generator safely can mean the difference between life and death. Page 89.

Girl's Water Shoes Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), H&M USA, of New York, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 1,900 H&M Girl's Water Shoes. Though these shoes are marketed for use around water for traction, they become extremely slippery when wet. This poses a risk of slipping and falling on smooth, hard surfaces such as tile. Page 82.

HP Photosmart R707 Digital Cameras Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Hewlett-Packard Company, of Palo Alto, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 224,000 (about 679,000 worldwide) HP Photosmart R707 Digital Cameras. The digital camera can cause certain non-rechargeable batteries, such as the Duracell CP-1, to overheat when the camera is connected to an AC adapter or docking station, posing a fire hazard. Page 85.

QVC Electronic Pressure Cookers Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), QVC Inc., of West Chester, Pa., is voluntarily recalling about 900 Welbilt Electronic Pressure Cookers. The lid on these pressure cookers can open prematurely while contents are under pressure, and hot contents can be expelled posing a burn hazard. Page 81.

Reebok Children's Windsuit Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Adjmi Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y. (an authorized licensee of children's apparel products of Reebok International Ltd., of Canton, Mass.), is voluntarily recalling about 55,000 Reebok Children's Windsuits. The Reebok logo appliqué on the clear rubber zipper pull on the jacket can detach, posing a choking or aspiration hazard to young children. Page 75.

Reebok Children's Windsuit Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Adjmi Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y. (an authorized licensee of children's apparel products of Reebok International Ltd., of Canton, Mass.), is voluntarily recalling about 55,000 Reebok Children's Windsuits. The Reebok logo appliqué on the clear rubber zipper pull on the jacket can detach, posing a choking or aspiration hazard to young children. Page 76.

Ruby's Diner Yo-Yo Toy Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Ruby Restaurant Group, doing business as Ruby's Diner Inc., and Ruby's Franchise Systems Inc., of Newport Beach, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 200,000 Light-Up Yo-Yo Toys. The yo-yo can separate and expose small parts. This presents a choking hazard to young children. Page 83.

Sam & Libby Girl's Thong Sandals Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nine West Footwear Corp. of White Plains, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 6,700 pairs of Sam & Libby Girl's Thong Sandals. The sandals' metal tacks, which help to hold down the sides of the strap to the sole, can detach or be pulled out, posing a laceration hazard. Page 79.

Sequoia Wood Burning Fireplaces Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), CFM Corp. of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 1,300 Sequoia Wood Burning Fireplaces. Due to insufficient insulation or a missing weld, some of these fireplaces could pose a fire hazard. Page 72.

Lighted Mirror Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Shock Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark. are voluntarily recalling about 110,000 Simply Basic Lighted Mirrors. Exposed wires inside the mirror could pose an electrical shock hazard to the user when they touch the mirror. Page 87.

Sunbeam Gas Ranges Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Petters Consumer Brands, LLC, of Minnetonka, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 3,600 Sunbeam Gas Ranges. These ranges lack an adequate heat shield, and can cause scorching of certain flooring materials directly under the appliance. Page 84.

Suzuki 2006 model year QuadRacer ATVs Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), American Suzuki Motor Corp., of Brea, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 6,300 Suzuki 2006 model year QuadRacer ATVs. The cushion lever mounting bracket on the ATV frame can break. If this occurs the rider could lose control of the ATV and crash, posing a risk of serious injury or death. Page 78.

Rainbow Play Systems Swing Seats Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Rainbow Play Systems Inc., of Brookings, S.D., is voluntarily recalling about 18,400 Sling Swing Seats. These swing seats can unexpectedly break in half, causing the users to fall to the ground. Page 92.

Thunderstick Rocket Fireworks Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), BJ Alan Co., of Youngstown, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling about 61,200 packages of six Thunderstick Rocket Fireworks. These rockets are overloaded with flash powder, violating the regulatory standard for this product. During use, these fireworks could explode with a greater force than expected and cause burns and bodily harm to nearby consumers. Page 77.

Black & Decker Brand Coffeemaker Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Applica Consumer Products Inc., of Miramar, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 420,000 Black & Decker Brand Thermal Coffeemakers. The coffeemaker may not turn off as programmed, causing the unit to overheat and melt, and posing a risk of fire and burn injury. Page 86.

First Alert Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Recall
First Alert® Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Recalled for Rapidly Draining Battery Power. Page 102.

Juicy Couture Children's Jewelry
Juicy Couture Children's Jewelry Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard. Page 98.

Juicy Couture Children's Jewelry
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Liz Claiborne Inc., of North Bergen, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 2,800 pieces of Juicy Couture Children's Jewelry. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Page 99.

Schwinn Deluxe Bicycle Child Carriers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), PTI Sports Inc., of Coral Gables, Fla., is voluntarily recalling about 14,000 Schwinn Deluxe Bicycle Child Carriers. If the seat is not fully seated on the rack, the plastic guide tabs on the carrier can break. If these tabs break, it could cause the seat to fall off. This poses a risk of serious injury to a child seated in the carrier. Page 100.

Slingshots Recalled by Daisy Manufacturing
Slingshots Recalled by Daisy Manufacturing Due to Risk of Serious Eye Injury. Page 103.

Summer Pool Safety
As Pools Open for Summer, Young Children Face Drowning Risks. The CPSC Highlights Dangers from Inexpensive, Inflatable Pools as Death Reports Rise. Page 94.

Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Set Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Adventure Playsets, dba Backyard Ventures Inc., of Amarillo, Texas., is voluntarily recalling about 26,000 Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Sets. Defective bolts could cause the swing set frame to detach from the fort structure, posing a fall hazard to the user. Page 95.

Toy Phones Recalled for Choking Hazard
Toy Phones Recalled for Choking Hazard. Page 101.

Trek Anthem C Elite Bicycle Helmet Recall
Trek Recalls Anthem C Elite Bicycle Helmets for Failing Impact Standards. Page 104.

Twin Stroller Recall
Regal Lager Inc. Recall to Repair Phil & Teds Twin Strollers. Page 106.

Tyco Fire & Security Fire Detection Systems Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Tyco Fire & Security, of Boca Raton, Fla. is voluntarily recalling about 21,000 Fire Detection Systems. Sensors in these fire detection systems could experience reduced sensitivity to smoke in conditions of high humidity and high temperature. If this occurs, these sensors could delay detecting the presence of smoke in the event of a fire. Page 90.

Metal Charms Recalled for Toxic Lead Hazard
Metal Charms Sold with Twentieth Century Fox DVDs Recalled for Toxic Lead Hazard. Page 105.

Tyco Fire & Security Smoke Detectors Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Tyco Fire & Security, of Boca Raton, Fla. is voluntarily recalling about 128,000 smoke detectors. The smoke detectors could experience reduced sensitivity to smoke in conditions of high humidity and high temperature. If this occurs, these detectors could delay detecting the presence of smoke in the event of a fire.. Page 91.

Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Set Recall
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Adventure Playsets, dba Backyard Ventures Inc., of Amarillo, Texas., is voluntarily recalling about 26,000 Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Sets. Defective bolts could cause the swing set frame to detach from the fort structure, posing a fall hazard to the user. Page 96.

Adventure Playsets Recalls Swing Sets
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Adventure Playsets, dba Backyard Ventures Inc., of Amarillo, Texas., is voluntarily recalling about 26,000 Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Sets. Defective bolts could cause the swing set frame to detach from the fort structure, posing a fall hazard to the user. Page 97.

A Negative Culture for Strep
A negative culture for the Group A Strep bacteria. Note how there is no beta hemolysis on the blood agar culture plate. Page 6.

A Negative Rapid Strep Test
A negative rapid strep test, which means that a child likely has a virus causing his sore throat. Page 4.

A Positive Culture for Strep
A positive culture for the Group A Strep bacteria from a child with strep throat. Note the beta hemolysis on the blood agar plate and inhibition of growth around the bacitracin disk. Page 5.

A Positive Rapid Strep Test
A positive rapid strep test, which means that a child's sore throat is likely caused by the Group A Strep bacteria. Page 3.

A Positive QuickVue Rapid Strep Test
A positive QuickVue rapid strep test. Page 2.

A Newborn Baby With A Clubfoot
A photo of a newborn baby with a clubfoot. Page 2.

Bracing Bar for Clubfoot
An infant in a Denis Browne bracing bar after undergoing months of casting using the Ponseti method as treatment for his bilateral clubfeet. Page 7.

Baby with Clubfeet
A photo of a newborn baby in the NICU with a bilateral clubfoot deformity. Page 3.

Casting for Club Foot
A two month old infant with a bilateral clubfoot deformity who is being treated with casting. Page 5.

Club Foot Casting Treatment
A two month old infant in casts as treatment for his bilateral club foot deformity. Page 4.

Clubfoot Treatment 'After' Photo
A photo of an infant with bilateral clubfeet who has just had several months of casting treatment using the Ponseti method. He will still have to undergo daily bracing for most of the day for many months, but his feet look great! Page 6.

How to Apply Insect Repellent
Since bites are itchy, even without any worries about health problems, like West Nile Virus, it is a good idea to try to protect your kids from insect bites by learning how to apply an insect repellent properly.

Reading Food Labels
Learn how to read food labels so that you can choose foods that will provide your family with a nutritious and balanced diet.

Newborn with Club Foot
A picture of a newborn baby with a club foot or clubbing of his left foot.

Recalls Gallery
Read about the latest recalls and alerts about unsafe toys, household products, and infant and child products that you might have in your home and which could harm your family. By displaying pictures of the recalled products in our Recall Gallery, it makes it easy to spot any items that you may own.

Recalls Gallery
Read about the latest recalls and alerts about unsafe toys, household products, and infant and child products that you might have in your home and which could harm your family. By displaying pictures of the recalled products in our Recall Gallery, it makes it easy to spot any items that you may own.

Recalls Gallery
Read about the latest recalls and alerts about unsafe toys, household products, and infant and child products that you might have in your home and which could harm your family. By displaying pictures of the recalled products in our Recall Gallery, it makes it easy to spot any items that you may own.

Recalls Gallery
Read about the latest recalls and alerts about unsafe toys, household products, and infant and child products that you might have in your home and which could harm your family. By displaying pictures of the recalled products in our Recall Gallery, it makes it easy to spot any items that you may own.

Recalls Gallery
Read about the latest recalls and alerts about unsafe toys, household products, and infant and child products that you might have in your home and which could harm your family. By displaying pictures of the recalled products in our Recall Gallery, it makes it easy to spot any items that you may own.

Recalls Gallery
Read about the latest recalls and alerts about unsafe toys, household products, and infant and child products that you might have in your home and which could harm your family. By displaying pictures of the recalled products in our Recall Gallery, it makes it easy to spot any items that you may own.

Recalls Gallery
Read about the latest recalls and alerts about unsafe toys, household products, and infant and child products that you might have in your home and which could harm your family. By displaying pictures of the recalled products in our Recall Gallery, it makes it easy to spot any items that you may own.

Recalls Gallery
Read about the latest recalls and alerts about unsafe toys, household products, and infant and child products that you might have in your home and which could harm your family. By displaying pictures of the recalled products in our Recall Gallery, it makes it easy to spot any items that you may own.

Butterfly Stitches
Butterfly stitches can be a good alternative to regular stitches for mild cuts and lacerations.

First Aid and Safety Photos
A first aid and safety photo gallery to help you learn how to keep your kids safe, review hidden dangers, and be prepared when your kids get hurt.

First Aid and Safety Photos
A first aid and safety photo gallery to help you learn how to keep your kids safe, review hidden dangers, and be prepared when your kids get hurt.

Serious Injuries Prompt Recall of Mattel's Polly Pocket Magnetic Play Sets
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2.4 million play sets (an additional 2 million play sets were sold worldwide) Polly Pocket dolls and accessories with magnets. Tiny magnets inside the dolls and accessories can fall out undetected by parents and caregivers. The magnets can be swallowed, aspirated by young children or placed by a child in their nose or ears.

NICU Transport Helicopter
A typical NICU Transport Helicopter that might be used to transport your baby to a hospital with a NICU.

Premature Babies
A photo gallery of premature babies describing some of the things that you can expect in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) when you have a preemie.

Eye Test iPhone App Review
Eye Test is a $0.99 iPhone app, with which you can do vision testing with a Snellen chart, testing for color blindness, and includes popular optical illusions.

Parenting Information and Advice
Information and advice on dealing with common parenting issues and problems, including nutrition, growth, development, sibling rivalry, potty training, getting your child to sleep all night, and managing behavior problems and temper tantrums.

QuickVue Rapid Strep Test
A positive QuickVue Rapid Strep Test.

Accidents
Accidents are a leading cause of death for children. From car accidents and shootings to falls, these headline-making accident stories are good examples of just how common childhood accidents can be, and are good reminders of how to prevent common accidents.

AAP Injury Prevention Program
TIPP is an educational program for parents of children newborn through 12 years of age to help prevent common injuries from motor vehicles, drowning, firearms, falls, bicycle crashes, burns, poisoning, choking, injuries, crashes, burns, poisoning, and choking.

Halloween Costumes
Get ideas for Halloween costumes for your baby, infant, toddler, preschooler, and older child, including popular pre-made Halloween costumes and information on how to make your own unique costume this Halloween.

Halloween Internet Fun
Fun online Halloween games and activities for kids, including virtual pumpkin carving, online Haunted Houses, ghost stories, coloring pages, and other crafts.

Halloween Recipes
Use these Halloween recipes to learn to make these fun, easy, and tasty treats for your kids this Halloween.