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MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds August 27, 2014

5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite a 25 percent chance of catching flu

Lack of Protective Gear Leaves Medics at Risk in Ebola Outbreak: Study August 26, 2014

Researchers report shortages of gloves, masks existed in Liberia, Sierra Leone years before latest epidemic

Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA August 26, 2014

Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury

Neutering Project Curbed Feral Cat Population August 22, 2014

Rates of impoundment, euthanasia dropped dramatically in targeted area, study says

Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears About Ebola Outbreak: Survey August 22, 2014

Misconceptions surround how the virus is transmitted, likelihood of disease spreading in United States

Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says August 21, 2014

Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

Both U.S. Health-Care Workers Infected With Ebola Released From Hospital August 21, 2014

Though still weak, they're expected to continue to recover and pose no risk to the public, doctors say

Health Tip: Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe August 21, 2014

Frequently discuss auto safety

Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys August 20, 2014

Finding could be big gain against deadly pathogens like Ebola, Marburg, researchers say

Health Tip: School Bus Safety August 12, 2014

Show the child how to board, exit

Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning August 08, 2014

Health officials share tips for keeping perishables safe

Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study August 08, 2014

Survey also finds that many text mom and dad from behind the wheel

Stay Out of Stinging Insects' Way This Summer August 03, 2014

Bees, wasps and other pests send about 500,000 Americans to the hospital annually

Shield Yourself From the Sun August 02, 2014

Expert offers tips on avoiding, treating sunburn

Health Tip: Choosing a Safe Summer Camp July 31, 2014

Make an informed selection

Health Tip: If You Get Lost on a Hiking Trail July 31, 2014

Suggestions for what to do

'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness July 28, 2014

U.K. researchers found it transferred about a tenth of the bacteria that gripping hands did

Health Tip: Watch for Warning Signs of Choking July 15, 2014

Including difficulty breathing

Culling Deer Herd Curbs Lyme Disease, Study Says July 11, 2014

Hunting program in Connecticut led to fewer cases of tick-borne illness

CDC Issues Tough Report on Anthrax Scare July 11, 2014

Agency places moratorium on transfer of dangerous germs from its high-level labs

Guard Your Kids Against Bug Bites This Summer July 06, 2014

Mosquitoes, ticks and fleas transmit diseases, so reach for insect repellant before sending them outdoors

Be Safe When Mowing The Lawn July 05, 2014

If children are tasked with chore, be sure they understand the risks and know how to cut grass safely

Houseboats Can Carry Hidden Carbon Monoxide Dangers July 04, 2014

Hazardous concentrations from some gas generators can accumulate near the rear deck, experts say

Stay Safe On The Roads This July Fourth July 03, 2014

Nearly 400 people may die in accidents over holiday weekend, National Safety Council estimates

Eye Doctors Offer Fireworks Safety Tips July 03, 2014

But they caution that displays are best left to professionals

If You Can't Stand the Heat . . . July 02, 2014

Health officials offer tips for coping with summer's soaring temps

Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans July 02, 2014

CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures

Have a Fun -- But Safe -- Fourth of July July 01, 2014

Hands, head, eyes at greatest risk for injury with at-home fireworks, expert says

No CDC Lab Workers Seem Sickened by Anthrax: Report July 01, 2014

Breakdown in safety procedures last month led to concerns about possible exposure

Precautions Help Keep Kids Safe in Water June 26, 2014

Children can drown in as little as 2 inches of water, pediatrician warns

Is All That TV Killing You? June 25, 2014

Study suggests more than 3 hours daily doubles chance of early death, but one expert questions the connection

1 in 10 U.S. Beaches Fails Bacteria Test, Survey Finds June 25, 2014

Storm-water runoff, including sewage, continues to threaten swimmers' health

Health Tip: Use Lawn Mowers Safely June 25, 2014

Make sure you read instructions

Health Tip: Safer Use of Fireworks June 24, 2014

Take precautions when children are near

Web-Based Program May Help Beginner Drivers June 23, 2014

A new spin on behind-the-wheel education improves teen safety, study says

Tips for Keeping That Bounce House Safe June 22, 2014

Children get hurt when colliding with others or falling, expert says, so supervision is needed

For Safety's Sake, Don't Leave Kids in Cars June 21, 2014

Warmer weather puts them at risk of heat stroke, other dangers, expert says

CDC Lab Workers May Have Been Exposed to Anthrax June 20, 2014

No risk to public; agency says safety procedures weren't followed

Health Tip: Set Rules About Bunk Beds June 18, 2014

Top bunk shouldn't be used by kids under 6

Hospital's Efforts to Boost Patient Safety Pay Off June 12, 2014

Study found obstetric malpractice claims dropped by half after program was put in place

Teen Bullies, Victims Armed More Than Other Kids, Study Says June 09, 2014

But experts disagree on findings' significance

Use Prescription Painkillers Safely June 06, 2014

Experts offer tips on how to avoid accidental overdose, addiction

People Under 65 Hard Hit by Flu This Year June 05, 2014

H1N1 strain predominated in season that peaked early; CDC recommends inclusion of H1N1 in next year's vaccine

Health Tip: Consider Air Bag Safety for Children June 05, 2014

Seat them in the back of the car

Food Handlers Cause Most Food-Poisoning Cases June 03, 2014

Norovirus spread in restaurants accounts for two-thirds of all outbreaks, CDC says

U.S. Measles Cases at 20-Year High May 29, 2014

Almost all infections involve unvaccinated residents who traveled abroad, CDC says

Health Tip: Strap Big Kids in a Booster Seat May 29, 2014

Suggestions for safe use

Can Fire Retardants Raise Risk of Children Born With Lower IQs? May 28, 2014

Study found higher levels of the chemicals in mom also upped chances of hyperactivity in kids by age 5

Task Force Recommends Hep B Screening for High-Risk People May 27, 2014

Vaccine, antiviral treatments make it worthwhile to spot chronic condition early, researcher says

Jump in, Just Don't Swallow the Water May 24, 2014

Kiddie pools are hotspots of bacteria, expert says

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