June 25, 2014: 1 in 10 U.S. Beaches Fails Bacteria Test, Survey Finds
Storm-water runoff, including sewage, continues to threaten swimmers' health

June 17, 2014: Summer's The Perfect Time for Healthy Eating
Select foods found in nature -- veggies, fruits, nuts and water, expert suggests

May 15, 2014: As Summer Arrives, CDC Offers Pool Chemical Safety Tips
Injuries can occur when people ignore instructions or get careless with these hazardous products

April 09, 2014: Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch
Study found Southern schools doing best at meeting USDA rule

April 08, 2014: Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study
Researchers found students exposed to higher levels of the element had lower IQ test scores

March 23, 2014: College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break
FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more

March 18, 2014: Water Myths Revisited, From Weight Loss to Hydration
Increasing intake won't help you shed pounds, expert says

December 22, 2013: Keeping Healthy During Holiday Travel
Expert offers advice on preventing blood clots, dehydration and fatigue over long distances

October 21, 2013: Health Tip: Make Sure Kids Drink Enough Water
Milk also is a good choice

September 09, 2013: Recycled Wastewater Safe for Crop Irrigation, Study Says
'Reassuringly low' levels of medications, personal care products found in food grown with treated sewage water

September 05, 2013: U.S. Drinking Water Sanitation Still a Concern: CDC
Bacteria in plumbing systems, groundwater persist in causing outbreaks

July 30, 2013: Pond Scum Holds Dangers for People, Pets
Water with 'blue-green algae' can cause liver failure, and possibly death, in dogs

July 10, 2013: Could Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain?
Researcher says evidence suggests they may, but industry rep disagrees

June 29, 2013: Heed the Heat During Summer Workouts
Expert offers tips on how to exercise smartly, avoid heat stroke

June 11, 2013: Skepticism Needed When Buying Foods Labeled 'Healthy': Expert
Products to avoid include veggie chips, muffins and frozen yogurt, dietitian says

January 17, 2013: Doctor Explains Why Flu a Greater Threat to Seniors
Weaker immune system, dehydration risks and less mobility all can make illness more dangerous

December 04, 2012: Health Tip: Make Sure Kids Get Enough Water
Especially when they're sick

December 03, 2012: Tap-Water Chemical May Be Linked to Food Allergy
Pesticide-treated fruits, vegetables may also harbor the compound, researchers say

November 02, 2012: Power Slowly Returns to Much of Northeast After Sandy
But almost 4 million remain without electricity as death toll rises to 92

November 01, 2012: Sandy's Death Toll Rises, Even as East Coast Struggles Back to Life
At least 75 are dead and millions remain without power

October 31, 2012: Health Risks Will Rise in Sandy's Wake, Experts Warn
Injuries, lack of clean water, toxic mold can all pose threats

October 31, 2012: Sandy Leaves Massive Blackouts, Flood Damage in Her Wake
At least 51 are dead and millions are left without power

October 30, 2012: Sandy's Wrath Brings Massive Blackouts, Flooding Across Northeast
At least 39 are dead and millions are left without power

October 29, 2012: Millions Brace as Hurricane Sandy Slams the East Coast
Residents stock up on emergency supplies, while evacuations ordered, public transit shut down

October 28, 2012: Millions Prepare as Hurricane Sandy Spins Toward the East Coast
Residents stock up on emergency supplies, while evacuations ordered, public transit shut down

October 26, 2012: Hurricane Sandy Has East Coast in Its Crosshairs
Start making emergency preparations now, experts say, because it could rival 1991's 'perfect storm'

October 25, 2012: Get Ready for Hurricane Sandy, Experts Warn
Its severity could rival 1991's 'perfect storm,' forecasters predict

September 09, 2012: Water or Sports Drink?
Plain old H2O is usually the better choice, expert says

September 04, 2012: Health Tip: Drink Enough Fluids
Carry a refillable water bottle

September 01, 2012: Pack School Lunches That Are Healthy <i>and</i> Fun
Pediatrician offers tips on nutritious foods that kids will like

August 19, 2012: College Freshmen Urged to Keep Excess Pounds Away
Dietitian says even small weight gain raises students' risk for chronic disease

August 11, 2012: Expert Tips for Summer Sports Safety
Warmer weather requires a few extra precautions for active adults, young athletes

August 08, 2012: Fainting Might Run in Families, Twin Study Finds
Multiple genes and environmental factors influence the phenomenon, researchers say

August 03, 2012: Race-Day Diet Can Make or Break a Competitive Cyclist
HealthDay reporter describes nutrition regimen for grueling West Coast bike ride

August 03, 2012: Extreme Heat Biggest Weather Killer, Expert Warns
Older people who live alone at greater risk for heat-related illness

August 01, 2012: Too Much Bottled Water Might Harm Kids' Teeth
As Americans rely less on tap water, lack of fluoride could be a concern, experts say

July 20, 2012: Many Americans Not Prepared for Disasters: Poll
Nearly half of adults surveyed do not have emergency supplies, researchers find

July 02, 2012: It's Not So Much the Heat, It's the Lack of Power
Expert advice on how to stay cool if you've lost your electricity

July 01, 2012: Use Caution When Exercising in Hot Weather
Stay hydrated and gradually adapt your body to high temperatures, expert says

June 21, 2012: As Heat Builds, Take Steps to Protect Yourself
Experts offer advice on how to steer clear of dehydration -- or worse

March 11, 2012: Spring Break Safety Tips to Keep Vacation Fun
Smart choices can prevent serious injuries, ER docs say

November 07, 2011: School Soda Bans Don't Keep Kids From Sugary Drinks
Children just turn to sport and fruit drinks, study finds

October 25, 2011: Drinking More Fluids Could Lower Men's Bladder Cancer Risk
The association was not as strong in older males who typically drank less water, study finds

October 22, 2011: Nutrition, Hydration Tips Can Give Marathon Runners a Leg Up
Expert offers guidelines on what to eat and drink while preparing and competing

October 06, 2011: Swimming Pool Chemicals Cause Thousands of Injuries: CDC
Agency offers recommendations to cut down on risks

September 22, 2011: Infections Linked to Swimming, Drinking Water: CDC
134 recreational water illness outbreaks caused nearly 14,000 illnesses during 2007-08

August 13, 2011: Heat Safety Precautions May Save Student Athletes
As practice resumes, players need to defend themselves from the elements

July 23, 2011: Summer Heat Holds Potential Danger for Young Athletes
Keeping kids hydrated is most important safety measure, doctor advises

July 02, 2011: How to Stay Hydrated in Hot Weather
Figuring out your personal 'sweat rate' is the secret to avoiding dehydration, expert says

June 09, 2011: Record Temperatures Posing Health Risks in U.S.
Experts offer some tips on how to protect yourself from the heat and humidity