Name of product: Children’s and adult chests and dressersHazard:The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in injuries or death to children.Remedy: Refund RepairRecall date: November 21, 2017Recall number: 18-040Consumer Contact:IKEA toll-free at 866-856-4532 anytime, or online...
Jeyaraj Vadiveloo, University of ConnecticutAs the old saying goes, the only things certain in life are death and taxes. While death is inevitable, the quality of life you experience until death is often within an individual’s control.This is what our team at the Goldenson Center for Actuarial Research chose...
Mike Robinson, Wesleyan UniversityWhy do they do it? This is a question that friends and families often ask of those who are addicted.It’s difficult to explain how drug addiction develops over time. To many, it looks like the constant search for pleasure. But the pleasure derived from opioids like...
Outbreak Advisory 39 Cases, 7 States, 9 Hospitalizations, 0 Deaths What Is Campylobacteriosis? (find out more)Read Advice to Pet Owners and Advice to Pet Store Workers. The Ohio Department of Health, several other states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health...
Janelle Taylor, University of WashingtonEach year, in the final few hours of the last day of December, many people all across North America gather with friends to raise a glass and sing Robert Burns’ famous ballad, “Auld Lang Syne.” Standing at the brink of a New Year, arms around...
The Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit.
Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University and Patricia Smith, University of MichiganEating fast food is frequently blamed for damaging our health.As nutrition experts point out, it is not the healthiest type of meal since it is typically high in fat and salt. More widely, it’s seen...
If your spouse snores, and it disrupts your ability to get a good night's rest, how does that affect your marriage over the long term? If instead you are the one that snores, do you worry how your snoring is affecting your spouse? Should you be more concerned?Dr. Guy...
Health Insurance Denied
With the advent of new technology, consumers are concerned their health coverage may be denied due to?iPhone Usage A Sit Down Job Screen Time Fitbit DataAnswer: Fitbit Data In a recent article by Andrew Boyd, Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago outlines concerns about...
Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New YorkAnyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake. But many studies have shown...