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Is It Flu, or Is It Valley Fever? July 28, 2016

Potentially fatal infection is found in Southwest U.S. and is often misdiagnosed, specialists say

E-Cigarettes Emit Toxic Vapors: Study July 27, 2016

Levels depend on type and age of device, and they increase as it heats up

Health Tip: Choose the Right Shoes July 27, 2016

Sturdy footwear helps prevent falls

'Heat Dome' Not Budging Until Week's End July 26, 2016

Eastern part of country still in its grip; experts offer safety advice

2 of 3 Americans OK With Doctors Discussing Gun Safety July 25, 2016

But 54 percent of gun owners say talking about firearms with patients is appropriate, survey finds

Little Threat of Zika Spread From Rio Olympics: Study July 25, 2016

Because it's winter in Brazil, mosquito activity has subsided

Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs July 25, 2016

Cannabis-laced candy, baked goods look irresistible to kids, doctors warn

'Heat Dome' Contines to Scorch Much of U.S. July 25, 2016

Eastern part of country still in its grip; experts offer safety advice

How to Keep Bug Bites at Bay July 23, 2016

CDC offers advice on thwarting disease-carrying insects

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Detected in Sewage Spill July 22, 2016

'People need to be aware of what may be entering the water,' researcher says

'Heat Dome' Heats Up United States July 22, 2016

Much of the country to be under its scorching influence by the weekend; experts offer safety tips

Obamacare Paying Off With Improved Health Care: Report July 15, 2016

But gains between 2011 and 2014 were often small, especially in poor communities

Play 'Pokemon Go' Without Landing in the ER July 15, 2016

Distracted walking a growing threat as players pursue virtual monsters in smartphone game

Health Tip: Watch Children Near Pool Drains July 15, 2016

Suggestions to help keep them safe

Health Tip: Be Smart During a Power Outage July 15, 2016

Unplug electronics and electrical equipment

Road Rage Rampant in America July 14, 2016

8 of 10 drivers admit to anger, aggression when behind the wheel

CDC Warns of Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Dominican Republic July 14, 2016

Report details cases of U.S. women who developed disfiguring infections after procedures there

Watch Where Pokemon Go Leads You July 12, 2016

Unforeseen injuries, even robberies can imperil the quest, experts say

How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds? July 12, 2016

Study suggests transmission risk is low if infected person adheres to treatment

2nd U.S. Case of Bacteria Resistant to Last-Resort Antibiotic July 11, 2016

Scientists concerned it could lead to more drug-resistant germs

Health Tip: Keep Lead From Your Home July 08, 2016

Take steps to protect your family

Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Sandbox July 07, 2016

Things to help prevent contamination

How to Stay Safe When the Power Goes Out July 07, 2016

American Red Cross advises keeping emergency supplies of water, cash and non-perishable food

Heat Waves Pose Big Health Threats July 06, 2016

Kids, elderly among those at greatest risk, doctor warns

4 in 10 Popular Sunscreens Don't Meet Sun Safety Standards: Study July 06, 2016

Biggest problem with products was lack of resistance to sweat or water

Food Safety Should Come 1st on the 4th July 04, 2016

Bacteria thrive in warmer temperatures, so be careful when handling picnic fare

Heat Waves Are Health Threats July 02, 2016

Drink plenty of water and use air conditioners or fans, doctor advises

When Cooking Outside, Don't Let Food Safety Slide July 01, 2016

Dietitian offers suggestions on keeping your barbecues and picnics safe

Handle Fireworks With Care on the Fourth July 01, 2016

Take steps to avoid injury while celebrating independence

Stem Cells Deemed Safe for ALS Patients June 29, 2016

But further research needed to see if injections into spine would provide any benefit, researchers say

Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe in a Bounce House June 20, 2016

Make sure it's properly installed

CDC Reports Six Cases of Birth Defects Caused by Zika June 16, 2016

Three babies born with defects, while three pregnancies were lost or ended due to brain damage caused by virus

Baby Your Baby With Sunscreen June 16, 2016

For starters, apply it at least 15 minutes before heading out, pediatrician advises

Timing of Zika Infection in Pregnancy May Be Key to Birth Defect Risk June 15, 2016

Colombian study found no cases of microcephaly when infection occurred in 3rd trimester

Couples Living in Zika Areas Should Delay Pregnancy, WHO Advises June 10, 2016

Agency acknowledges it's the only sure way to avoid having babies born with severe brain defect

Bifocals Might Trip You Up June 09, 2016

Some eyeglasses may cause blurry vision, so seniors need to watch their step, researchers say

Mentally Ill Still Gain Illegal Possession of Guns, Study Shows June 08, 2016

Review of Florida patients finds 2 of 3 violent crime arrests, 1 in 3 suicides shouldn't have included firearms

Pregnant or Planning to Be? How to Protect Yourself From Zika Virus June 07, 2016

Men must do their part too, fetal medicine doctor says

Report Hints Zika Can Spread Through Oral Sex June 03, 2016

French finding adds to growing evidence that sexual transmission of the virus more common than thought

Refugees Aren't Getting Needed Surgeries June 02, 2016

From broken bones to hernia repair to C-sections, nobody talks about these basic needs, study finds

Zika Threat Calls for Extra Mosquito Protection This Summer June 02, 2016

Experts offer tips on how to avoid infection

Clean Pools Can Still Pose Health Hazards June 02, 2016

When disinfectants mix with sweat, personal care products and urine, dangerous byproducts can form, study says

Girl With Zika Birth Defect Born at New Jersey Hospital June 01, 2016

The mother was apparently infected in her home country of Honduras, reports indicate

Zika Infections Through Sex More Common Than Thought: WHO May 31, 2016

Women planning to become pregnant should wait 8 weeks if they or partner live in areas where infections are occurring

Most Americans Aware of Zika Threat, But Gaps in Knowledge Remain May 31, 2016

Mosquitoes main source of transmission, but many don't know virus can be spread through sex, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

Don't Let Bad Food Spoil a Good Barbecue May 28, 2016

Keep the fun going by cooking foods to the right temperatures

New Labeling Offers More Protection for Meat Lovers May 27, 2016

Warns consumers that mechanically tenderized beef can raise bacteria risk, so more careful cooking needed

6 Sun Safety Tips for 'Don't Fry Day' May 27, 2016

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds you to avoid unprotected sun exposure

Cases of Pregnant U.S. Women With Zika Triple Under New Counting Method May 20, 2016

Two registries will track those who show lab evidence of infection, whether or not they ever had symptoms

States With More Gun Owners Have More Gun-Related Suicides: Study May 19, 2016

But only association was found, not cause-and-effect

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