Topic: Inez Tenenbaum
Number of injuries relative to use of fireworks has gone down, say fireworks groups, noting a trend toward looser state restrictions. But 11 were injured July 3 at a Pelham, N.H., home. Last year saw 9,600 emergency-room injuries related to fireworks.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said baby slings can be dangerous.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has had 38 recalls for dangerous toys this year, down from 162 in 2008. But parents shopping for children this holiday season still need to be vigilant.
Regional rivalries may no longer count, especially in tough times like these.