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Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Outdoors July 03, 2015

Always make sure they're supervised

Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes July 02, 2015

If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.

Red Cross Urges Americans to Give Blood During Fourth of July July 01, 2015

More than 40 percent of people will be away, but drive continues over holiday weekend

Health Tip: Teach Your 5-Year-Old About Safety June 30, 2015

And help prevent injury

'Novice Driver' Car Decals Don't Cut Crash Rates: Study June 30, 2015

Researchers suspect other restrictions for those with learner permits help to reduce accidents

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms June 29, 2015

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

Following Water Safety Rules Saves Lives, Red Cross Says June 27, 2015

Children can drown within five minutes, experts warn

Health Tip: Swimming Safely June 26, 2015

Make sure pool is enclosed

Labels on Edible Medical Marijuana Products Often Misleading: Study June 23, 2015

Sixty percent contained less active ingredient than label said, while 25 percent had more

Combination of 'Safe' Chemicals May Be Causing Some Cancers June 23, 2015

Scientists suspect low-dose effects have led to global epidemic

Health Tip: Child-Proof Your Home June 23, 2015

Suggestions to keep little visitors safer

Climate Change a 'Medical Emergency' Posing Major Risks: Experts June 23, 2015

International commission says 50 years of global health gains could be undone

Health Tip: Competing in Marathon Races June 22, 2015

Suggestions to help you stay well

Surf's Up. Be Safe June 19, 2015

Stay near lifeguards, watch for riptides, experts say

Summer Beach Time Means Water Safety June 19, 2015

Expert offers tips for dealing with rip currents and other risks

Camping Wisely Helps Prevent Wildfires June 18, 2015

Many outdoor blazes caused by carelessness, experts caution

Gene Mapping Yields Clues to Recent Ebola Outbreak June 18, 2015

Cross-border movement in West Africa was less than anticipated, research shows

Health Tip: How to Stay Safe at an Amusement Park June 17, 2015

Follow rules of the ride

Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study June 16, 2015

But, rise in funding has stagnated since 2010, researchers add

FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats June 16, 2015

Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans

Tough Handgun Law Linked to Lower Gun-Related Murder Rate in Connecticut June 11, 2015

Background checks, raising minimum purchasing age, requiring eight hours of training almost halved rate

As Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Threaten U.S., Less Money Spent Fighting Them June 11, 2015

Study shows funding has dropped 61 percent since 2004

Car Crash Risk Doubles for New Users of Sleeping Pills, Study Finds June 11, 2015

Ambien, other sedatives aren't the best treatment for insomnia, experts say

Contaminated Pet Food, Treats Can Harm People, Too June 10, 2015

FDA recommends careful handling of what you feed your dog or cat

Germs in Foodborne Illness Gaining Resistance to Antibiotics, CDC Says June 09, 2015

Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella

U.S. Health Officials Search for Those Exposed to Drug-Resistant TB June 09, 2015

Patient spent seven weeks in country, traveled to three states before diagnosis

Gun Violence Takes Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Study Finds June 08, 2015

Even witnessing such incidents carries long-term consequences, researchers say

Summer Motorcycle Season Is Here, Stay Safe June 07, 2015

Number of motorcycles on U.S. roads has grown 84 percent since 1998

Falls Are Leading Cause of Childhood Injuries, Expert Says June 04, 2015

Parents should be particularly careful about windows

Anti-Vaccine Parents Cluster in Rich, White Areas June 03, 2015

California research also shows high rates of medical exemptions in the same schools

FDA Warns of Complications From Facial Fillers May 29, 2015

When injections accidentally enter blood vessels, blockages and damage can occur

150 People May Have Had Contact With Lassa Fever Victim: CDC May 29, 2015

But most at little risk of infection from the potentially fatal disease that's rare in U.S.

Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis May 28, 2015

Those who started medications early fared better than those who waited until immune systems weakened

U.S. Traveler Returning From Liberia Dies of Lassa Fever: CDC May 26, 2015

Only sixth known case in United States since 1969, but virus is much less deadly than Ebola

Health Tip: Be Safe Around Lawn Mowers May 26, 2015

Don't let kids play nearby while mowing

Go Take a Hike -- Safely May 23, 2015

Proper footwear, first-aid kit and extra food are must-haves, experts say

Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDC May 22, 2015

At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns May 21, 2015

Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says

Cold Weather a Bigger Killer Than Heat, Study Finds May 21, 2015

But moderate, not extreme, temperatures more deadly, researchers say

Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water May 14, 2015

Safe hygiene practices can prevent norovirus outbreaks, CDC says

Pregnancy Doesn't Make General Surgery More Dangerous: Study May 13, 2015

Complications, death rates roughly the same as for non-pregnant women

FDA Ready to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men May 12, 2015

Studies from other countries show such donations wouldn't compromise blood supply, health officials say

Brain Injury Linked to Raised Risk of Road Rage May 12, 2015

Understanding how head trauma affects driving behavior could help improve traffic safety, study says

Health Tip: Be Prepared for a Flash Flood May 12, 2015

Monitor weather reports

Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa May 11, 2015

Areas lacking clean water, effective sanitation most at risk, experts say

Health Tip: Store Diabetes Supplies Safely May 11, 2015

Avoid extreme temperatures

Chagas Vaccine Shows Promise in Mice May 08, 2015

Parasitic disease is becoming more common in U.S.

Measles May Weaken Immune System for Up to 3 Years, Study Contends May 07, 2015

Findings highlight importance of measles vaccine for preventing damaging infection, doctors say

'Cruise Ship' Norovirus Bug Can Spread by Air, Study Finds May 06, 2015

Current containment strategies may need adjusting, research suggests

Self-Driving Cars Will Still Need Limits for Teens, Survey Finds May 05, 2015

Most favor restrictions on speed and passengers

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