This week a panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases issued the first clinical guidelines for diagnosing food allergies. Turns out medical history alone isn’t enough reason to keep your kid away fro…

Honeysuckle is the New Turquoise.

Pantone has just announced its 2011 Color of the Year (drumroll, please): Honeysuckle (a.k.a. Hot Pink). Read about the inspiration for the new "It" color, and see how it looks as paint, on bridesmaids' dresses—even on the new Visa ca…

RECALL ALERT: The First Years Cabinet Locks.

The First Years American Red Cross Cabinet Swing Locks have been recalled for failing to prevent access. (In other words, they don't work.) The company is offering consumers $5 coupons toward the purchase of another Learning Curve pro…

It’s hardly the first recall of blinds and shades due to strangulation risk, but Lowe’s, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, just recalled 11 million products—6 million Roman shades and 5 million roll-up blinds…