July 2016 Consumer Recalls

July 2016 Consumer Recalls

CRASH & FALL HAZARDPacific Cycle has recalled Instep and Schwinn swivel wheel jogging strollers as the front wheel can become loose and detach. This recall involves single and double occupant swivel wheel jogging strollers that have a quick release mechanism ...

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Safety Tips for Kids Flying Alone

Safety Tips for Kids Flying Alone

For various reasons, such as a parent or extended family living out-of-state, there may come a time you'll be faced with putting your child on a plane unaccompanied for the first time. Like most parents, you'll most likely be very ...

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Safety Tips for New Parents from Dr. Jim Sears

Safety Tips for New Parents from Dr. Jim Sears

Did you know July is one of the most popular months when it comes to babies being born? While having a baby is a wonderful, exciting time, it can also be stressful as new and expecting parents try to navigate ...

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Common Household Items Can Be Unhealthy for Your Kids

Common Household Items Can Be Unhealthy for Your Kids

As parents, we're so careful to apply sunscreen before our kids head outside, enforce the use of helmets when riding their bikes, and would never dream of letting them cross the street without looking both ways for cars. Yet we ...

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Backpack Shopping 101: Tips to Avoid a Pain in the Neck

Backpack Shopping 101: Tips to Avoid a Pain in the Neck

Now that the Fourth of July cookout gear and decorations have cleared the shelves in most stores across the country, school supplies have started to appear. One of the most important items: the backpack. And while students of all ages ...

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Every Day Dog Bite Prevention with Good Dog in a Box

Every Day Dog Bite Prevention with Good Dog in a Box

Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy more outdoor time together, backyard barbecues and social gatherings with friends and family. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, summer is also the most likely time that young children will be bitten ...

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