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Best Ways to Steer Clear of the Flu January 21, 2017

For starters, get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and others, infectious diseases expert says

Truckers' Poor Health: An Accident Waiting to Happen? January 19, 2017

Multiple medical conditions tied to 2 to 4 times the odds of a crash, study suggests

'Superbug' May Be More Widespread Than Thought January 16, 2017

Study of 4 U.S. hospitals found wide variety of germs resistant to antibiotics of last resort

Debunking Winter Weather Myths January 16, 2017

For starters, alcohol won't warm you up

'Superbug' Resistant to All Antibiotics Killed Nevada Woman January 13, 2017

She died after possibly picking up an infection in an Indian hospital, researchers say

1 in 5 U.S. Gun Owners Avoided Background Check: Study January 13, 2017

In most cases, firearms were bought privately or online, transactions that more than 30 states don't regulate

'Button' Batteries Pose Serious Risk to Children January 09, 2017

Toddlers may swallow the tiny batteries used to power many common household objects

Warmer Waters May Mean More Toxic Shellfish January 09, 2017

New scientific tool helps predict harmful algae blooms in Pacific

More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes January 09, 2017

Fewer people see these devices as safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, survey shows

Navigating Ski Slopes Safely January 06, 2017

National Ski Areas Association offers advice on preventing skiing, snowboarding injuries

Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath January 04, 2017

Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

Flameless Candle Batteries Pose Risk to Kids January 04, 2017

If swallowed, serious damage can occur in just 2 hours, poison center expert says

Why Major Zika Outbreak Is Unlikely in U.S. January 03, 2017

Higher standard of living reduces odds the virus-carrying mosquitoes will thrive, study says

Research on U.S. Gun Violence Still a Low Priority, Study Finds January 03, 2017

Other leading causes of death receive a far greater share of federal science dollars

How to Keep Your Kids Cozy and Safe by the Fireside January 01, 2017

All types of fireplaces -- wood, gas and electric -- are potential safety hazards, experts warn

DUI Rates Decline for U.S. Drivers December 30, 2016

But that doesn't mean roads will be safe New Year's Eve; 28 million still drink and drive, survey finds

Welders Showed Increased Risk of Parkinson-Like Symptoms in Study December 28, 2016

Exposure to manganese in welding fumes appears to affect movement, researchers report

Bird Flu Strain May Have Jumped From Cat to Human December 23, 2016

New York City health department says veterinarian treating sick cats likely was infected with the virus

Don't Let Food Poisoning Ruin Your Holiday Celebration December 23, 2016

Keep extra cooks out of the kitchen to avoid food safety mistakes, experts advise

FDA Suggests Limits on Lead in Cosmetics December 23, 2016

Agency notes most products already below recommended level

Christmas Cords Pose Danger to Little Ones December 23, 2016

Holiday extension cords, wires not safe around curious tots, who put everything in their mouths, researchers say

Many Ignore Fire Safety at Home, Survey Reveals December 22, 2016

Holiday activities can put families in jeopardy, children's hospital warns

How to Ship Food Gifts Without Risk December 22, 2016

Even foods that are smoked, cured or fully cooked should be kept cold, experts advise

Safety First When Stringing Holiday Lights December 20, 2016

Putting lights on a metallic tree is an electrical hazard, experts warn

If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering… December 18, 2016

Red Cross offers tips for getting to your destination safely

Polar Vortex Tightens Grip on U.S. December 15, 2016

Doctor offers precautions against hypothermia; go easy when shoveling snow

Polar Vortex Takes Aim at U.S. December 13, 2016

Doctor offers precautions against hypothermia; go easy when shoveling snow

Emergency Surgery Riskier for Kids in Poorer Countries December 13, 2016

Seven times more likely to die within 30 days of abdominal procedures for appendicitis, hernias, study finds

When Buying a Christmas Tree, Think Safety First December 10, 2016

Dry trees are a fire hazard, so pick a fresh one and keep it watered, doctors' group advises

Best Way to Beat Back Zika a Matter of Debate December 07, 2016

Analysis found conflicting evidence on which mosquito-control method worked best

Expect More Record-Breaking Heat in U.S., Scientists Warn December 07, 2016

15 hottest-ever days predicted for every record low if greenhouse gas emissions don't decline

Patient Safety May Drop During Doc Rotations December 06, 2016

Study suggests patient care info might not be relayed to new team, boosting risk of in-hospital death

ATV Accidents Can Cause Serious Chest Injuries in Kids November 29, 2016

Rollovers and heavier vehicles are some likely reasons why, study shows

Consider Eye Safety When Choosing Kids' Toys November 24, 2016

As holiday shopping season kicks off, here are tips on buying toys and sports-related items

Is Your ATM Dispensing Bacteria? November 16, 2016

Study in New York City found most of the germs came from human skin, food

Some Ebola Infections May Be Symptomless November 15, 2016

Findings suggest impact of virus during recent outbreak may have been underestimated

U.S. Doctors Don't All Follow Prediabetes Screening Guidelines: Study November 08, 2016

They split 50-50, survey shows, on advice aimed at preventing full-blown diabetes

Do Your Part to Stop Spreading Colds and Flu November 08, 2016

When you're sick, stay home, health officials urge

Robotic Surgical Tools Tough to Keep Clean November 01, 2016

Findings suggest better cleaning procedures, more monitoring of instruments would help

Food Labels on Potential Allergens May Confuse Shoppers November 01, 2016

Misunderstanding warnings could be dangerous for those with food allergies, researcher says

Opioid Overdoses Have Nearly Tripled Among Kids, Teens October 31, 2016

Younger children 'eating them like candy,' while teens overdose while trying to get high, researcher says

Alcohol, Drugs a Poor Halloween Mix October 29, 2016

When you're under the influence, carving pumpkins and other holiday fun can lead to injury, doctor warns

Old Blood as Good as New for Transfusions, Study Finds October 24, 2016

Little difference seen in patient survival rates

State Laws May Be Key to Lowering Kids' Car Crash Deaths October 21, 2016

Study found more accidents happened in states with less stringent safe-driving regulations

Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun October 21, 2016

Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

Some Mexican Ceramics Can Serve Up Lead Poisoning October 20, 2016

Canadian woman's illness highlights danger from glazes with high lead levels, doctors say

11 Ways to Stay Safe When Doing Risky Tree Work October 15, 2016

For starters, always assume nearby power lines are energized and take precautions

Global Efforts to Combat TB Epidemic Falling Short October 13, 2016

Many people still lack access to effective diagnosis and treatments, WHO report shows

How to Guard Against Deadly Carbon Monoxide Poisoning October 12, 2016

Start by installing detectors on every floor of your home, and know what to do if they sound

Like People, Power Tools Need Checkups October 08, 2016

Electrical cords should be free of cracks or cuts, safety experts advise

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