April 22, 2014: For Teen Drivers, Unruly Passengers May Be Greater Threat Than Phones
Findings underscore importance of license restrictions, researchers say

April 21, 2014: Start Tornado Preparation Now, Expert Advises
Decide ahead of time where to take shelter

April 21, 2014: Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSA
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria common on household surfaces, study finds

April 19, 2014: Spring Cleaning Safety Tips
How to avoid accidental poisonings from chemicals, medications

April 18, 2014: Restaurants in Poor Areas Push Unhealthy Foods, Study Finds
Making good meal choices is harder, researcher says

April 17, 2014: Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults: Study
Children need inclusion in clinical trials to ensure safety, effectiveness, researchers say

April 17, 2014: Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: Review
5 percent of adults are affected each year, data from several studies suggest

April 16, 2014: Health Tip: Use a Safe Stroller
Make sure toys can't fall on your child

April 16, 2014: Health Tip: Preventing Stairway Falls
Make sure stairs are well-lit and clear of clutter

April 15, 2014: Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem: Report
Rates increased for adults 45 to 84; kids 4 and under and adults 85 and older at highest risk

April 15, 2014: Younger Adults Hit Hardest This Flu Season
Although H1N1 strain predominates, previous exposure prevented pandemic

April 15, 2014: Health Tip: Practice Biking Safety
Follow the rules of the road

April 11, 2014: Swine Flu From 2009 Pandemic Also Struck Sea Otters: Study
Scientists say finding shows marine animals may be yet another host of flu viruses

April 11, 2014: Health Tip: Be a Safe Patient
What to do if you're hospitalized

April 10, 2014: Kitchen Cutting Boards Can Harbor Drug-Resistant Germs: Study
Poultry prep linked to E. coli found on food equipment in homes, hospitals

April 08, 2014: Carbon Monoxide Poisonings May Rise During Storms
Study found indoor use of generators, even deep snow can lead to lethal buildup of the odorless gas

April 07, 2014: Health Tip: Install Smoke Detectors at Home
Make sure there's one in each bedroom

April 03, 2014: FDA OKs Quick-Acting Antidote for Prescription Painkiller Overdose
Evzio is part of efforts to stem health risks from abuse of drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

April 03, 2014: Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Rising Cause of Poisonings: CDC
Calls to poison control centers have jumped, ingestion could be deadly for kids, experts report

April 02, 2014: Hands-Free Cellphones Don't Make Driving Safer, Review Shows
But survey found 80 percent of drivers think they are less dangerous than hand-held versions

April 01, 2014: Health Tip: Run Safely
And lower your chances of injury

March 28, 2014: Health Tip: Check Your Child's Playground
Inspect carefully before play begins

March 13, 2014: 'Five-Second' Food Rule May Be Real, Study Finds
Microbiology professor and students test the theory, find it isn't just a myth

March 12, 2014: Safety Checklists for Surgery May Not Lower Deaths, Complications: Study
But Canadian program wasn't voluntary and that may have affected results, researchers say

March 12, 2014: Health Tip: Preparing for a Tornado
Here's what you should stock up on

March 03, 2014: Ah, Spring . . . And a Snakebite Alert
Texas veterinarian warns that warmer weather puts people, pets at greater risk

February 27, 2014: Doctors' Germ-Laden Stethoscope May Spread Nasty Bacteria
Cleansing after each use should be part of good patient care, study says

February 24, 2014: Legal Drinking Age of 21 Saves Lives, Review Finds
Researchers say resist the call to lower the age limit to 18

February 24, 2014: FDA To Step Up Oversight of Indian Drug Makers
More inspectors planned as India emerges as growing source of pharmaceuticals

February 19, 2014: Many U.S. Hospitals Fall Short in Preventing Infections
Study authors consider findings 'a call to action'

February 17, 2014: Football Helmets Not Much Protection Against Hits to Side of the Head: Study
Only reduced chances of brain injury by 20 percent in crash test dummy trial

February 14, 2014: Flu Hits Unvaccinated Hardest, Study Finds
Those who have had vaccine are far less likely to need intensive-care unit

February 14, 2014: Health Tip: Protect Kids in Motor Vehicle Crashes
Always use car seats and seat belts

February 14, 2014: Many Stroke Survivors Resume Driving Without Testing: Survey
Less than 6 percent of those getting back behind the wheel got formal review of road readiness

February 11, 2014: Kidney Donation a Low-Risk Choice, Study Finds
Rigorous screening process leaves only healthy candidates

February 11, 2014: Health Tip: Choosing the Right Babysitter
Select someone with references

February 05, 2014: Ready to Get in Shape? Ease Into Exercise, Experts Say
Check-ups, warm-ups and mixing up your routine are among the tips offered by athletic trainers

February 05, 2014: China's New Bird Flu Might Put People at Risk, Report Says
Genetic analysis after woman's death finds virus may 'replicate efficiently in humans'

February 04, 2014: Fewer U.S. Kids Killed in Car Crashes; Safety Restraints Still an Issue
Too many youngsters ride without a car seat, booster seat or seat belt, says CDC

January 29, 2014: Health Tip: Make Sure Baby's Crib Sheets Fit
Baby shouldn't be able to pull them off the mattress

January 28, 2014: Another Arctic Blast Has Much of U.S. in Its Grip
Doctors offer advice on ways to stay safe and warm during frigid weather

January 27, 2014: Third Deep Freeze Sweeps Across Country
Doctors offer advice on ways to stay safe and warm during frigid weather

January 23, 2014: Dealing With The Deep Freeze
Doctors offer advice on ways to stay safe and warm during frigid weather

January 23, 2014: Shopping Carts Can Pose Big Danger to Little Kids
Study found one youngster seriously injured in falls, tip-overs every 22 minutes

January 22, 2014: Hospital Safety Improves for Heart Patients, Study Finds
But no drop seen in 'adverse events' for surgical or pneumonia patients

January 21, 2014: FDA Approval Process Comes Under Scrutiny in Studies
Drugs face inconsistent standards, heart device upgrades may not undergo clinical trials, researchers say

January 21, 2014: Time for Docs to Ditch the White Coat?
New infection control guidelines raise possibility that some attire may spread germs among patients

January 20, 2014: Extra Zzz's in Morning May Help Teens Stay Alert in Class
Scheduling classes a bit later seems to reduce daytime sleepiness in high school students, study says

January 19, 2014: Walk, But Stay Safe: Tips for Pedestrians
Use crosswalks, beware at intersections, carry flashlights at night, CDC advises

January 17, 2014: Want to Stay Healthy? Try Washing Your Hands
Dirty digits are the fastest way to communicate infectious germs, experts say