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How to Stay Safe When Riding Out a Blizzard January 26, 2015

Tips for protecting you, your family and your home

Watch Out for Falling Icicles January 25, 2015

Winter's hazards aren't all underfoot, doctor warns

Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds January 23, 2015

Front-facing models unsafe before age 2, experts say

Ebola Virus Gets More Lethal as It Spreads, Study Says January 22, 2015

Genetic changes make it more deadly with each additional infection, researchers contend

Test Your Home for Radon: EPA January 20, 2015

The naturally occurring gas is tied to 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, agency says

Genetic Changes to Ebola Virus Challenge Treatment Efforts January 20, 2015

Researchers need to be aware of these mutations, study says

Homebound Neighbors May Need Your Help in Winter January 18, 2015

Cold, snow are especially isolating for the elderly or disabled, expert says

Take Steps to Avoid Winter Falls January 17, 2015

Check the traction of your boots, keep your legs strong

CDC Lab Worker Has No Sign of Ebola Infection, Agency Says January 13, 2015

Possible exposure occurred at lab last month during research on the dangerous virus

Ebola Epidemic in Liberia Could End by June, Study Predicts January 13, 2015

But aggressive monitoring, adding more hospital beds must continue, researchers say

Bites to the Hand Need Medical Attention, Experts Say January 11, 2015

Review finds injury from man or beast requires treatment to prevent infection

Air Force Reservists Exposed to Agent Orange: Report January 09, 2015

The exposure came years after planes dropped the defoliant during Vietnam War

Keeping Safe in a Big Freeze January 08, 2015

Frostbite, malfunctioning home heaters are just two of the hazards, one expert says

Fertility Treatments Have Low Complication Rates, Study Finds January 06, 2015

Improvements through the years have made these procedures safer, researchers say

Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says January 05, 2015

43 states reporting widespread influenza activity and 21 child deaths

Strong Neighborhood Bonds, Less Gun Violence? January 02, 2015

Participation of community members is essential, researchers say

U.S. Bicyclist Deaths on the Rise, Study Finds January 02, 2015

Two-thirds of riders who died weren't wearing helmets, report notes

Indoor Wood-Burning Can Affect Air Quality January 02, 2015

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency offers tips to lessen fire's health impact

Flu Now Epidemic in U.S., With 15 Child Deaths Reported December 30, 2014

But it's too early to know if this year's strain is more severe than usual, CDC says

Middle-Aged Worse at Texting-While-Driving, Study Shows December 30, 2014

But, experts stress that distracted driving is dangerous at any age

Bats May Have Triggered Ebola Outbreak in West Africa, Study Says December 30, 2014

Researchers rule out larger wildlife as the source of infection

E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs December 19, 2014

Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers December 19, 2014

Study found nearly half of teen crashes involved cars more than a decade old

Health Tip: 12 Ways to a Healthier Holiday December 19, 2014

'Tis the season to stay well

Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Report December 18, 2014

Ebola, mumps, other illnesses suggest public health systems need strengthening, researchers say

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC December 18, 2014

But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection

Screening Test Finds Drugs That Show Promise Against Ebola December 17, 2014

Researchers uncover 53 potential treatments; all are already FDA approved but need more study for this use

Health Tip: Pack Essentials for Outdoor Exercise December 16, 2014

Here's what to bring

Health Tip: Protect Children During Holidays December 16, 2014

Clean up quickly after a party

Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say December 16, 2014

Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days

Health Tip: Be Aware of Icy Spots December 15, 2014

And reduce your risk of falling

Patients Given Less Blood During Surgery Do Fine, Study Reports December 12, 2014

Finding could lead to reduced risks for patients

Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot December 11, 2014

Health officials cite reports on the vaccine's potentially limited effectiveness

Cutting Docs-in-Training Hours Hasn't Improved Patient Care: Studies December 09, 2014

Some experts suggest certain restrictions on hours should be repealed

Insecticide Sprays Don't Offer Extra Protection Against Malaria: Study December 09, 2014

Infection rates among kids in Africa were no better than when using bed nets alone

Health Tip: Stay Safe With a Space Heater December 09, 2014

Make sure experts have tested your model

BPA in Canned Goods May Raise Your Blood Pressure: Study December 08, 2014

Finding is latest to raise health concerns about the common estrogen-like chemical

Some NFL Players Use Unproven Stem Cell Therapies: Report December 08, 2014

New treatments may not work, or may have unknown risks, expert says

Use Your Space Heater Safely December 07, 2014

Misuse leads to emergency treatment for 6,000 Americans a year

Flu Shot May Offer Less Protection This Winter: CDC December 04, 2014

Vaccine not a good match for mutated strains circulating now, officials say

Officials Designate 35 Ebola Treatment Centers December 02, 2014

'We must prepare for the possibility of additional cases in the United States'

Health Tip: Be a Safe Patient December 02, 2014

Tell your doctor when something's unclear

'Trouble in Toyland' Report Targets Hazardous Gifts for Kids December 01, 2014

Consumer watchdog group says many playthings can choke or poison

Babies Still Sleeping With Soft Bedding Despite SIDS Risk: CDC December 01, 2014

Over half have items in crib that may up odds of sudden infant death syndrome

Health Tip: Prevent a Christmas Tree Fire December 01, 2014

Consider a fire-retardant artificial tree

Turkey Fryer Mishaps Can Cause Serious Burns November 27, 2014

Expert offers tips on using these devices safely

Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows November 24, 2014

Study highlights risks associated with all-terrain vehicles

FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids November 24, 2014

Risk of spreading unsuspected cancers prompted new warnings, agency says

Health Tip: Make Home Safer for Alzheimer's November 19, 2014

Limit access to areas that could pose danger

Doctor With Ebola Dies at Nebraska Hospital November 17, 2014

He became infected in West Africa, epicenter of the outbreak

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