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Septic Tanks May Allow Fecal Matter Into Lakes, Rivers August 03, 2015

Experts had assumed that soil would help to filter human waste

Liquid Nicotine From E-Cigs Poses Poison Danger to Kids August 03, 2015

Even small amounts of the chemical can cause serious illness, expert says

Drug Makers May Delay Reporting Patient Harms to FDA: Study July 27, 2015

Analysis found roughly 10 percent of cases were filed after 15-day deadline passed

Climate Change May Be Pushing 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba to Northern Lakes July 24, 2015

Deadly organism prefers warmer waters, expert says

Health Tip: Test Your Home for Radon July 24, 2015

Deadly gas can trigger lung cancer

Health Tip: Start a Grill Fire Safely July 22, 2015

Use only approved lighter fluid

Scientists Test Universal Flu Vaccine in Mice July 21, 2015

If finding bears out in humans, new vaccines might not have to be developed every year

Health Tip: Stay Safe During a Lightning Storm July 17, 2015

Even indoors, you should stay off a corded phone

Consumer Reports Takes Liquid Detergent Pods Off 'Recommended' List July 16, 2015

Nonprofit also urges they not be used in homes with children under 6 years of age

Secondhand Smoke Tied to Raised Stroke Risk in Study July 15, 2015

Odds of brain attack boosted by 30 percent, researchers say

Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around July 15, 2015

Fine-particle pollution linked to cardiac arrests, heart attacks, study finds

Health Tip: Make Sure Children Use ATVs Safely July 14, 2015

Protective gear and training are essential

Formaldehyde in Embalming Fluid May Raise ALS Risk for Funeral Directors July 14, 2015

Previous animal research has shown link between chemical and fatal neurological disease

Hot Weather Safety Essential for Elderly July 12, 2015

Chronic illnesses also increase vulnerability to temperature spikes

Experts Offer Diving Safety Tips July 11, 2015

Unsafe practices can lead to serious neck and spine injuries

Health Tip: Prevent Boating Accidents July 10, 2015

Keep children safer with a life jacket

Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products July 09, 2015

Researchers say they see link to risk of high blood pressure and diabetes in children

Cholera Vaccine Helps Prevent Serious Illness July 09, 2015

Study finds immunizing pill is effective and cheap -- about $4 for two doses

Asbestos Found in Kids' Crayons, Toy Kits: Report July 08, 2015

Health experts, big retailer say they're concerned about findings on products from China

Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Spreading to New Regions July 06, 2015

Scientists track carriers of dengue and chikungunya infection

Many Doctors Work While Sick, Survey Shows July 06, 2015

But practice puts patients at risk, researchers note

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Outdoors July 03, 2015

Always make sure they're supervised

Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes July 02, 2015

If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.

Red Cross Urges Americans to Give Blood During Fourth of July July 01, 2015

More than 40 percent of people will be away, but drive continues over holiday weekend

Health Tip: Teach Your 5-Year-Old About Safety June 30, 2015

And help prevent injury

'Novice Driver' Car Decals Don't Cut Crash Rates: Study June 30, 2015

Researchers suspect other restrictions for those with learner permits help to reduce accidents

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms June 29, 2015

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

Following Water Safety Rules Saves Lives, Red Cross Says June 27, 2015

Children can drown within five minutes, experts warn

Health Tip: Swimming Safely June 26, 2015

Make sure pool is enclosed

Labels on Edible Medical Marijuana Products Often Misleading: Study June 23, 2015

Sixty percent contained less active ingredient than label said, while 25 percent had more

Combination of 'Safe' Chemicals May Be Causing Some Cancers June 23, 2015

Scientists suspect low-dose effects have led to global epidemic

Health Tip: Child-Proof Your Home June 23, 2015

Suggestions to keep little visitors safer

Climate Change a 'Medical Emergency' Posing Major Risks: Experts June 23, 2015

International commission says 50 years of global health gains could be undone

Health Tip: Competing in Marathon Races June 22, 2015

Suggestions to help you stay well

Surf's Up. Be Safe June 19, 2015

Stay near lifeguards, watch for riptides, experts say

Summer Beach Time Means Water Safety June 19, 2015

Expert offers tips for dealing with rip currents and other risks

Camping Wisely Helps Prevent Wildfires June 18, 2015

Many outdoor blazes caused by carelessness, experts caution

Gene Mapping Yields Clues to Recent Ebola Outbreak June 18, 2015

Cross-border movement in West Africa was less than anticipated, research shows

Health Tip: How to Stay Safe at an Amusement Park June 17, 2015

Follow rules of the ride

Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study June 16, 2015

But, rise in funding has stagnated since 2010, researchers add

FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats June 16, 2015

Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans

Tough Handgun Law Linked to Lower Gun-Related Murder Rate in Connecticut June 11, 2015

Background checks, raising minimum purchasing age, requiring eight hours of training almost halved rate

As Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Threaten U.S., Less Money Spent Fighting Them June 11, 2015

Study shows funding has dropped 61 percent since 2004

Car Crash Risk Doubles for New Users of Sleeping Pills, Study Finds June 11, 2015

Ambien, other sedatives aren't the best treatment for insomnia, experts say

Contaminated Pet Food, Treats Can Harm People, Too June 10, 2015

FDA recommends careful handling of what you feed your dog or cat

Germs in Foodborne Illness Gaining Resistance to Antibiotics, CDC Says June 09, 2015

Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella

U.S. Health Officials Search for Those Exposed to Drug-Resistant TB June 09, 2015

Patient spent seven weeks in country, traveled to three states before diagnosis

Gun Violence Takes Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Study Finds June 08, 2015

Even witnessing such incidents carries long-term consequences, researchers say

Summer Motorcycle Season Is Here, Stay Safe June 07, 2015

Number of motorcycles on U.S. roads has grown 84 percent since 1998

Falls Are Leading Cause of Childhood Injuries, Expert Says June 04, 2015

Parents should be particularly careful about windows

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