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Ditch the Throw Rugs, Seniors! October 23, 2017

Hip fractures are more likely to follow indoor falls in warm weather, study finds

State Laws Help Reduce Concussions in Youth Sports October 19, 2017

Study finds more students are reporting symptoms, preventing recurring injuries

HPV Vaccine Safe for Adult Women: Study October 18, 2017

Analysis of millions of recipients finds no link to 44 different illnesses

2 Million Americans May Have Arsenic in Their Well Water October 18, 2017

Naturally occurring element can raise risk of cancers, other health problems

Texting Smarts for Adults and Kids October 13, 2017

Cellphone safety when you're on the move

Two Ebola Vaccines Spur Lasting Immune Response October 11, 2017

Study confirms the effectiveness of one in particular

'Heat-Not-Burn Cigarettes' Aiming for U.S. Market October 11, 2017

Researchers caution that potential health concerns remain largely unknown

What Are Today's Americans Afraid Of? October 11, 2017

Many more worried about environmental dangers since last Presidential election

Stress Can Blind You to Danger October 10, 2017

Health Tip: Suggestions for a Healthy Halloween October 09, 2017

Keep your kids safer

Carbon Monoxide a Potential Threat From Gas-Powered Generators September 29, 2017

Don't use these devices in your home, garage or any enclosed space

Is Older Blood OK to Use in a Transfusion? September 27, 2017

Ability to use less fresh blood could help ease shortages

Frequent Blood Donations Safe for Some, But Not All September 21, 2017

In certain donors, iron deficiency might need to be addressed long term, study finds

Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma? September 21, 2017

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

Health Tip: Stair Safety For Older People September 21, 2017

Suggestions to help prevent falls

Health Tip: Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning September 21, 2017

Keep your family safer

Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence September 20, 2017

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs September 19, 2017

Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns September 19, 2017

'Bullets' bought online may be contributing to ocular injuries

Beat Back Mosquitos After Hurricane Irma September 18, 2017

Health Tip: Design a Non-Toxic Nursery September 18, 2017

Make your baby's space safe

Golf Carts' Use Is Spreading, and So Is Danger to Kids September 15, 2017

Study of more than 100 kids treated at trauma centers reveals serious injuries

State Laws Have Big Impact on Kids' Gun Injuries September 15, 2017

Locale matters too, with firearm violence affeting urban, rural teens differently, studies find

Parents Getting Better at Using Car Seats Safely September 15, 2017

But older kids often miss out on booster seats

Traces of Tattoo May Reach the Lymph Nodes September 13, 2017

If you're getting tattooed, find out what's in the ink the artist is using, researcher advises

Florida Confronts Irma's Aftermath September 12, 2017

As residents return to their homes, bacteria, mold and toxins are a threat, health experts say

ER Visits for These 3 Health Woes Don't Have to Happen September 12, 2017

Trips for boozing, dental problems and mental health issues can be prevented, experts say

Vaccine Campaign in Poor Countries to Save 20 Million Lives September 08, 2017

Program will also save $350 billion in health care costs by 2020, study says

Florida Braces for Irma's Onslaught September 08, 2017

Officials offer advice on ways to prepare for the dangerous hurricane

Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children September 06, 2017

Toxins left by flood waters a particular concern, doctors say

Later School Bell Could Boost U.S. Economy by $83 Billion Over Decade September 05, 2017

Extra sleep for students would lead to better grades, plus provide mental, physical benefits, report says

Heath Tip: It's Back-to-School Time September 05, 2017

Help keep kids safe

Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards August 30, 2017

Contaminated water can cause infections, displace residents who lack needed meds

Expert Tips to Avoid Accidental Poisonings at School August 25, 2017

Keep sanitizers, other cleaning products out of children's reach

Do Flame Retardants Hinder Infertility Treatments? August 25, 2017

Study found link between exposure to a certain chemical and failed in-vitro fertilization attempts

As Hurricane Harvey Targets Texas, Tips to Protect Yourself August 25, 2017

Forecasters say it could be worst such U.S. storm in a decade

Get Ready, Safely, for the Great American Eclipse August 21, 2017

Wearing eye protection is essential, vision experts warn

Gun Access May Drive Higher Suicide Rates in Rural Areas August 18, 2017

Study findings are based on 12-year review of deaths in Maryland

'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers August 17, 2017

But smaller future outbreaks are likely, scientists warn

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

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

Maybe That's Why It's Called Work August 14, 2017

Tough schedules, hard physical labor and stress in the workplace are widespread, survey finds

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

'Smart' Underwear May Help Prevent Back Pain August 11, 2017

With just a tap, wearable device eases stress, fatigue on lower back muscles, researchers say

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

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

Certain Jobs Linked to Raised Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis August 10, 2017

Risk was doubled among men who did electrical work, and tripled among bricklayers, study finds

Immunotherapy Shown Safe in Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial August 09, 2017

Next step is to see if it works and for how long

2 of 3 U.S. Patients Keep Unused Painkillers After Surgery August 02, 2017

Saving leftover pills, and not storing them correctly, could lead to opioid misuse or abuse, researchers warn

Climate Change May Trigger 60,000 More Premature Deaths by 2030 July 31, 2017

Worldwide outlook even more grim if nothing done to curb growing air pollution, researchers predict

Earth Will Heat Up by End of Century July 31, 2017

Study predicts there's only a 1 percent chance countries will meet the target set in Paris Agreement