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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

Thousands of Public Pools, Hot Tubs Closed for Dirty Water: CDC May 19, 2016

Inspections in 5 states found kiddie pools had the most problems, with 1 in 5 shut down for violations

U.S. Motorcycle Deaths Up 10 Percent in Last Year May 19, 2016

Universal helmet laws would help save lives, report authors say

Prior C-Section Raises Risk of Complications With Home Birth May 19, 2016

Experts point to lack of constant fetal monitoring, inability to perform emergency delivery if needed

Antibacterial Agent May Not Be a Dirty Word After All: Study May 18, 2016

Triclosan is ingredient used in some cleaning products and toothpastes

Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe: Review May 17, 2016

Extensive study concludes they're as safe to eat as food from traditional plant-breeding methods

Sugar-Free Gum Can Be Deadly for Dogs May 13, 2016

Keep all products containing the sweetener xylitol out of your pooch's reach, FDA warns

Disabling Falls Don't Have to Happen May 12, 2016

Expert advice on how seniors can lower their risk

Health Tip: Laundry Room is No Place for Kids' Play May 10, 2016

Help keep little ones safe

Swaddling May Increase Chances of SIDS May 09, 2016

Study found wrapping blanket tightly around sleeping baby raised risk by almost 60 percent

Health Tip: Prevent a Chemical Emergency May 09, 2016

Always follow label instructions

No Statins Before Heart Surgery, Study Suggests May 04, 2016

They don't prevent complications and may cause kidney damage, researchers report

Bacteria Experiment May Point Way to Slow Zika's Spread May 04, 2016

Infecting mosquitoes led to lower, inactive levels of virus in their bodies, saliva

Emergency Surgery Risky Business in Poor Countries May 04, 2016

Study points to need to address disparities in care

Too Many People Still Take Unneeded Antibiotics: Study May 03, 2016

1 in 3 prescriptions was unnecessary

Well Water a Suspected Cause of Bladder Cancer in New England May 02, 2016

Researchers believe arsenic exposure might contribute to higher-than-normal rates

Even in Taxis, Kids Belong in Safety Seats May 02, 2016

But study finds only 11 percent of children were properly restrained

'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With Autism May 02, 2016

In study, many were unaware they might be in danger, couldn't distinguish strangers from people they knew

Officials Report First Zika Death in Puerto Rico April 29, 2016

The victim was a 70-year-old man

Heat Beats Cold for Treating Jellyfish Stings April 29, 2016

Evidence favors hot water or hot packs to ease pain

Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every Day April 27, 2016

Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries, experts say

Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: Study April 21, 2016

Some areas could see up to 9 more unhealthy-air days between May and September by 2050

Warfarin Can Be Safe, Effective for People With Irregular Heartbeat April 20, 2016

Study supports well-managed use of the cheap, standby drug, but one expert prefers newer blood thinners

Health Tip: Practice Tornado Drills April 20, 2016

Make sure family members know what to do

FDA Launches Ad Campaign Against Chewing Tobacco April 19, 2016

Health officials targeting rural teens with messages about health risks of smokeless tobacco products

To Be a Safe Boater, Be a Smart Boater April 15, 2016

Experts offer tips on how to enjoy the water without risking injury

The ABCs of Safe BBQing April 15, 2016

National Fire Protection Association offers tips for outdoor cooking

Antibiotics in Animal Feed Contribute to Drug-Resistant Germs: Study April 14, 2016

Individual farm practices can have global implications, researcher says

Health Care Workers Skipped Hand Washing One-Third of the Time: Study April 13, 2016

Outpatient facility staff also found lacking at safe injection practices

Could Fast Food Expose People to Harmful Chemicals? April 13, 2016

High consumption linked to higher levels of plastics-related compounds in urine, study found

As States Raise Speed Limits, Road Deaths Rise, Report Finds April 12, 2016

Researchers estimate there were 33,000 additional fatalities over past 2 decades

A Mild Flu Season, and the End Is in Sight: CDC April 12, 2016

This year's vaccine was a very good match, officials say

ER Screenings Could Help Prevent Suicide: Study April 11, 2016

Checking patients for risk factors should be part of routine ER care, researcher says

Sleepy Teens Are Risk-Taking Teens April 07, 2016

Sleep deprivation leads to unsafe behaviors, CDC researchers say

Stimulant, Banned From Sports, Found in Dietary Supplements in U.S. April 07, 2016

FDA has warned makers of 8 products containing oxilofrine, or methylsynephrine

U.S. Moving Money From Ebola Fund to Help Fight Zika April 06, 2016

More than $500 million pulled out to prepare for likely outbreaks of mosquito-borne virus in U.S.

FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure Risk April 05, 2016

Warning pertains to drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin

Most Americans Want to Learn How to Help Those Injured in Disasters April 05, 2016

Poll found many would assist in stopping bleeding if shootings, accidents occurred

Loose Bristles From Grill-Cleaning Brushes May Pose Dangers April 04, 2016

Study found they can stick to food and cause mouth, throat and stomach injuries

More of World's People Are Now Obese Than Underweight April 01, 2016

However, study finds many people in parts of Asia and Africa still weigh too little

Fridge-Sized Machine Makes Prescription Drugs 'On Demand' March 31, 2016

Technological advance produced thousands of doses a day; could be used on battlefields, during epidemics, scientists say

FDA Approves Experimental Zika Test for Blood Donations March 30, 2016

But agency still asks those who've possibly been exposed to the virus to forgo giving blood right now

Stay Safe in the Water This Spring Break March 29, 2016

Vigilance at the beach is key, especially for young children, expert says

ER Docs Only Ask Half of Suicidal Patients About Guns, Study Shows March 25, 2016

Finding points to missed chances to intervene before it's too late, researcher says

Adults Don't Need Tetanus Shot Every Decade: Study March 25, 2016

Booster shot every 30 years would protect as well as every 10 years, and save money, researchers contend

Gene Analysis Pinpoints Zika's Arrival in the Americas March 24, 2016

Findings suggest one person carried the virus to the region in 2013

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