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From press releases about the newest CPSC TV and furniture tip-over research reports to national news coverage discussing the issue, the campaign Newsroom provides a wealth of news and information about tip-overs and prevention for parents/caregivers, reporters and our Anchor It! Advocates.

IKEA urges anchoring its dressers and drawers to the wall to protect children

July 22, 2015 | NBC News/TODAY Show

CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye announces repair program for more than 27 million Ikea chests and dressers. MALM and other Ikea chests and dressers can tip over if not anchored to the wall.

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Opinion: A five-dollar furniture anchor would have saved my son

June 19, 2015 | Chicago Sun Times

A suburban Chicago mom of two children shares her story of loss.

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Letter: Use anchoring to prevent dangerous tip-overs

May 20, 2015 | Eagle-Tribune

Tip-over incidents are not isolated; deaths and injuries from furniture and TV tip-overs are all too common. Commissioners Marietta S. Robinson and Joseph Mohorovic share tips to prevent.

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Tip-Overs: Preventable Tragedies

February 1, 2015 | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Tens of thousands of times a year, falling furniture and TVs injure or kill. Experts say it doesn’t have to be that way.

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TVs tip over on toddlers with surprising frequency, causing injuries and deaths

January 30, 2015 | Washington Post

It’s not your imagination — Americans buy nearly three times as many televisions before the Super Bowl as they do before any other sporting event (the World Series is second, the NBA Finals third), according to the Consumer Electronics Association.

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