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Is FDA Taking Close Enough Look at Fast-Tracked Drugs? August 15, 2017

Study finds many don't get proper follow-up review; second report says some medical devices not getting needed scrutiny

Local Crime Can Put Kids on the Run August 15, 2017

Smartphone study finds young avoid their neighborhoods when threat of danger rises

Air Purifiers May Help the Smog-Stressed Heart August 14, 2017

Small Chinese study found lower stress hormone levels in those who used indoor air cleaners

An Expert's Guide to Preventing Food Poisoning August 12, 2017

Start by washing your hands and then prepare food carefully, emergency room doctor advises

How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen? August 11, 2017

One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests

FDA Will Target E-Cigs in Health Campaign for Youth August 08, 2017

Agency will warn of dangers of electronic nicotine delivery devices, not just tobacco products

Drowning Can Occur Hours After Swimming August 01, 2017

Know the signs of dry and secondary drowning, expert cautions

U.S. Kids Overdosing on Dietary Supplements July 25, 2017

Children under age 6 most often affected, study finds

Just a Few Vaccine Refusers Could Endanger Many July 24, 2017

A 5 percent drop in coverage could trigger a tripling of measles cases in young kids, study finds

Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC July 20, 2017

15 countries have reported outbreaks so far this year

Not All Fidos Are Friendly July 17, 2017

Teach kids ways to prevent dog bites, pediatricians' group says

Despite Warnings, Kids Are Still Dying in Hot Cars July 14, 2017

Even on a 60-degree day, a small child's body temperature can quickly rise

Did Grandpa's Insomnia Serve an Evolutionary Purpose? July 12, 2017

Study suggests older tribe members may have pulled the 'night shift' to watch for danger

Medication Mistakes Have Doubled in U.S. Since 2000: Study July 10, 2017

Poison control centers get one call every 21 seconds about a potentially serious mix-up

Keep Your Summer Cookouts Safe July 09, 2017

Risk for foodborne illness rises along with the temperature

Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports July 06, 2017

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

Smoking On the Rise in Movies Aimed at Young: Study July 06, 2017

Rise prompts call for R rating on movies that show or imply tobacco use

Swimming Lessons: For Starters, Watch Out for Germs in the Water July 05, 2017

Kiddie pools are the biggest offenders, infectious diseases expert says

How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer July 04, 2017

Emergency physician says make safety your top priority to avoid seasonal threats

Guard Against Hearing Loss From Fireworks July 04, 2017

Don't get too close to those loud booms, hearing specialist suggests

Eye Docs Debunk 5 Fireworks Myths July 02, 2017

Make eye safety a priority this Fourth of July

Protect Your Skin From the Summer Sun June 27, 2017

Pick a sunscreen that blocks UVA and UVB light, skin specialist advises

Study Highlights the Beauty Industry's Ugly Side June 26, 2017

Cosmetics, personal care products get little regulatory scrutiny

Workers Unprepared for Heart Emergencies on the Job: Survey June 26, 2017

Most employees are untrained in first aid and CPR and don't know where to find lifesaving equipment

Avoid a Nasty Surprise From the Barbecue Grill June 25, 2017

Wire-bristle cleaning brushes pose an injury risk

Extreme Heat in Southwest a Deadly Threat June 21, 2017

Here's how to protect yourself as temperatures top 120 degrees

Group Urges Tougher Limits on Chemical in Shampoos, Cosmetics June 20, 2017

Triclosan isn't proven safe or effective, coalition of scientists from 29 countries says

Many Americans May Be Taking Too Much Vitamin D June 20, 2017

Study finds more people are exceeding the upper daily limit of what is considered safe

Cooking Out? Don't Forget Your Food Thermometer June 17, 2017

Keeping everything at a safe temperature will help prevent food-borne illnesses

Pot Plus Booze: A Deadly Mix Behind the Wheel June 15, 2017

Study found odds of a fatal auto accident jumped 5 times if both substances were used

Hospitals Get Good News About Fighting Staph Infections June 14, 2017

Resistance to key antibiotic treatments decreased -- a rarity, experts say

Could You Spot Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room? June 14, 2017

Survey finds they're a major worry for U.S. travelers, but many can't identify the annoying pests

Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar June 12, 2017

ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

Guard Against This Little-Known Swimming Danger June 08, 2017

Electric shock in water can kill unless you take precautions with nearby wiring

Legionnaires' Hiding in Hospital, Nursing Home Plumbing Systems: CDC June 06, 2017

Effective water management, sanitation programs can reduce the risk of exposure to this deadly bacteria

The Cost of Bike Crashes in U.S. Tops $24 Billion a Year June 02, 2017

Study suggests more street accidents, older bikers are boosting expenses

Zika's Set to Return to Mainland U.S., But Budget Cuts Threaten Response June 02, 2017

Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus

New Teen Drivers Face Triple the Risk of a Fatal Crash June 01, 2017

Distractions, such as cell phones, and failure to buckle up are main causes

Lawn Mowers Are Risky Business for Kids May 29, 2017

Injuries can lead to amputations, pediatric trauma expert cautions

Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend May 27, 2017

Some expert tips on avoiding trouble with gas and charcoal barbecues

Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning May 26, 2017

Heart compressions were even more effective than automatic defibrillator, study finds

Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer? May 24, 2017

Study mapped history of bacteria, viruses and fungi to understand how diseases spread among patients

Charlie Sheen's 2015 HIV Disclosure Spiked Use of Home Test Kits May 18, 2017

New study finds a near doubling of sales of OraQuick test, showing power of celebrity announcements

Is the AIDS Epidemic Winding Down in the U.S.? May 17, 2017

Infection rate could be as low as 12,000 people a year by 2025, researchers report

Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care May 17, 2017

Study found older patients' hospital survival was slightly higher when their physician was younger

Playgrounds Aren't Always All Fun and Games May 16, 2017

Fortunately, there are ways to prevent injuries to children, ER doc says

Houston, You Have a 'Superbug' May 16, 2017

Researchers don't know why strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is affecting this one U.S. city

Many Parents Underestimate Drowning Risks May 15, 2017

More than one-third surveyed would let child swim unsupervised in neighborhood or hotel pool

Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down May 13, 2017

Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself

New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC May 12, 2017

Many stemmed from rising use of injected drugs linked to the current opioid epidemic, officials say

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