Monthly Archives: September 2011

Kidney Transplant Spreads Hepatitis C

A Pittsburgh couple – Michael Yocabet and life partner, Christina Meccanic – has sued the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) regarding a transplant involving a Hepatitis C-infected kidney. After finding out that the two are a match, Yocabet and … Continue reading

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Specialized Bicycle Components Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced the recall of specialized bicycle components due to a fall hazard. About 14,200 units of the “Advanged Group” manufactured components were recalled because the company received reports of the brake component … Continue reading

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Lynn Man Dies after Car Struck By Tire on Highway

On September 19, 2011 a man died after his car was struck by a tire that came loose from a flatbed tractor-trailer just north of Boston. The truck was leased by Sullivan Tire. Police stated that the truck, with four … Continue reading

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Pottery Barn Dolls Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that Pottery Barn Kids, a division of William-Sanoma Inc. of San Fransisco, CA, has issued a recallof certain of its dolls. The doll recall is based on a strangulation hazard presented … Continue reading

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Toddler Found Dead in School Van

The family and friends of a 17 month old boy, Gabriel Josh-Cazir Pierre, are grieving over his tragic  death. During Monday’s high temperatures, the toddler was left unattended and unnoticed in a school transportation for close to seven hours. The … Continue reading

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Eye Injuries lead to recall of Target’s Resistance Cords

Yesterday the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of about 447,000 Target Embark Resistance Cords. At least three injuries were reported, including two persons suffering blindness, due to cord defects. Consumers were advised to immediately terminate any … Continue reading

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