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Old Blood as Good as New for Transfusions, Study Finds October 24, 2016

Little difference seen in patient survival rates

Saturday, Oct. 22 Is Drug Take Back Day October 22, 2016

DEA-sponsored event offers sites to safely dispose of unused meds

Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun October 21, 2016

Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

Top 3 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make October 20, 2016

Parents don't emphasize safety enough, experts say

Are You and Your Home Ready for Winter? October 18, 2016

And cars need some TLC before snow starts falling, CDC says

Elective Surgeries on Fridays Are Safe: Study October 18, 2016

Canadian review finds patients having procedures at tail end of work week face no greater death risk

Health Tip: Using Kitchen Knives October 18, 2016

Pay attention to help avoid injury

11 Ways to Stay Safe When Doing Risky Tree Work October 15, 2016

For starters, always assume nearby power lines are energized and take precautions

Global Efforts to Combat TB Epidemic Falling Short October 13, 2016

Many people still lack access to effective diagnosis and treatments, WHO report shows

How to Guard Against Deadly Carbon Monoxide Poisoning October 12, 2016

Start by installing detectors on every floor of your home, and know what to do if they sound

6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween October 10, 2016

These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday

Like People, Power Tools Need Checkups October 08, 2016

Electrical cords should be free of cracks or cuts, safety experts advise

Matthew Battering Florida Coast October 07, 2016

Storm surge a big concern, officials say

How to Help Keep Your Kids Safe This Fall October 07, 2016

Remind children to take precautions at dusk to make sure they are visible to cars

Don't Let the Change of Seasons Put You at Risk October 06, 2016

Editors of Farmers Almanac say fall's shorter days, fickle weather can bring unwelcome surprises

Exploding E-Cigarettes Sending 'Vapers' to Burn Centers October 05, 2016

Users say they're unaware the lithium batteries are a potential fire hazard

Health Tip: When Your Child Rides With Someone Else October 05, 2016

Suggestions to keep the youngster safe

Fall Weather Can Be Tricky to Navigate October 04, 2016

Changeable conditions range from hurricanes to flooding, even snow

Secondhand Smoke More Insidious Than Thought September 28, 2016

Nonsmokers can be exposed without knowing it, suffer health risks, researchers say

Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality September 26, 2016

Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions September 24, 2016

Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

Health Tip: Stay Safe on a Motorcycle September 22, 2016

Choose appropriate gear

Health Tip: Climb a Ladder Safely September 21, 2016

Suggestions for proper use

H1N1 'Swine Flu' Vaccine Unlikely to Raise Birth Defect Risk September 19, 2016

Swedish study finds that babies born to women who got the shot had no overall higher odds

2 of 3 Parents Want Schools to Expand Health Education September 19, 2016

Survey shows many want kids to be taught about managing stress, depression and bullying

45 Potential Toxins Found in Household Dust September 14, 2016

Chemicals come from everyday products such as furniture, carpeting, electronics and toys, researchers say

Pilots on Insulin Therapy Can Safely Fly Commercial Planes: Study September 13, 2016

But they must check blood sugar before and during flights, regulations say

Connecticut Toddler Latest U.S. Case of 'Superbug' September 09, 2016

But like 3 other infections reported earlier, it did not spread beyond the original patient

For Those With Sleep Apnea, Maybe It's Time for a Driving Test September 07, 2016

Researchers hope to ID those with higher crash risk due to fatigue

6th-Century Skeletons Shed Light on Deadly Plague Outbreaks September 02, 2016

As plague threat re-emerges, gene studies say same germ also caused Black Death of the 1300s

FDA Cracks Down on Antibacterial Soaps September 02, 2016

Says the products are no better than traditional soap, and may pose risk of bacterial resistance

Dengue Vaccine Could Make Disease Worse: Study September 01, 2016

World Health Organization recommends using it only in places with widespread transmission

Patients May Quickly Lose Beneficial Gut Bacteria in the ICU August 31, 2016

Increased levels of harmful bacteria boost the risk for hospital-acquired infections, researchers say

Health Tip: Make Yourself Seen When Exercising in the Dark August 31, 2016

Take precautions so you're visible to drivers

Health Tip: Reading the Label on OTC Medications August 30, 2016

Understand what you're reading

Mideast Violence Erasing Decades of Health Gains August 25, 2016

Declines in life expectancy noted in Syria and other war-torn countries, study says

Cheap Face Masks Little Help Against Air Pollutants August 24, 2016

Scientists say close-fitting surgical styles are a better alternative

Climate Change May Prolong Smog Season in Southeast U.S. August 23, 2016

Air quality is becoming more sensitive to the effects of extreme weather, new study finds

Food, Even Water Can Spoil When the Power Goes Out August 22, 2016

A few precautions will help prevent contamination that can make you sick, CDC says

Survey Finds Support for Limits on Indoor Tanning August 19, 2016

But young women in Washington, D.C., who use tanning salons oppose a total ban

7 Ways to Avoid Serious Injury From School Sports August 17, 2016

Know how to reduce the risk of getting hurt so you'll be able to help your team compete

Surviving Freshman Year 101 August 14, 2016

Avoid fast food and excess partying, and make the library your home away from home

Taking a Bike Ride? Don't Forget Your Helmet August 13, 2016

Wearing the right head gear will dramatically reduce your risk of serious injury or even death

How to Get Your Child Ready for a Successful School Year August 11, 2016

Good sleep, ample exercise and sound nutrition are keys, doctor says

Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms? August 11, 2016

Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

AAA: Road Debris a Mounting Danger on U.S. Highways August 11, 2016

Crashes involving objects that have fallen from vehicles up 40 percent since 2001

Drivers Take Care! Kids Are Heading Back to School August 10, 2016

The hours just before and after school are most dangerous for young pedestrians

6 Million Americans Drink Water Tainted With Toxic Chemicals: Report August 09, 2016

Many systems contain high levels of PFASs, which are linked to cancer, other health issues, study says

Flint Water Crisis Taking High Toll on Health, Productivity August 08, 2016

Michigan city accounted for 5 percent of lead poisonings nationwide in 2014-2015, researcher says

Climate Change May Bring More Tainted Shellfish to Northern Seas August 08, 2016

Study finds rise in dangerous bacteria could make swimming more hazardous, too