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Legalized Pot May Lead to More Traffic Crashes June 22, 2017

But auto accident deaths aren't on the rise in states where recreational pot is allowed, researchers say

Extreme Heat in Southwest a Deadly Threat June 21, 2017

Here's how to protect yourself as temperatures top 120 degrees

Group Urges Tougher Limits on Chemical in Shampoos, Cosmetics June 20, 2017

Triclosan isn't proven safe or effective, coalition of scientists from 29 countries says

Many Americans May Be Taking Too Much Vitamin D June 20, 2017

Study finds more people are exceeding the upper daily limit of what is considered safe

With Climate Change, More Deadly Heatwaves Will Strike June 19, 2017

Without interventions, three-quarters of planet's inhabitants will suffer, study suggests

Guns Kill or Wound 7,000 U.S. Kids a Year: Report June 19, 2017

It's a 'uniquely American problem,' one pediatrician says

Cooking Out? Don't Forget Your Food Thermometer June 17, 2017

Keeping everything at a safe temperature will help prevent food-borne illnesses

Helmets for Motorcyclists a No Brainer: Study June 16, 2017

Skull and facial injuries much more likely without head protection

Summer Fun Is Not Without Hazards June 16, 2017

Accidental deaths peak in July and August; here's how to avoid dangers

Lifesaving Drugs From Pfizer in Short Supply: FDA June 16, 2017

Agency seeking alternatives, extending 'shelf life' for meds like epinephrine

Hospitals Get Good News About Fighting Staph Infections June 14, 2017

Resistance to key antibiotic treatments decreased -- a rarity, experts say

Could You Spot Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room? June 14, 2017

Survey finds they're a major worry for U.S. travelers, but many can't identify the annoying pests

Nighttime Airport Noise May Raise Heart Risks June 14, 2017

More research needed to confirm that exposure to aircraft noise is the cause of health issues

Health Tip: Inspect Your Child's Playground June 14, 2017

Look for hidden dangers

Guard Against This Little-Known Swimming Danger June 08, 2017

Electric shock in water can kill unless you take precautions with nearby wiring

Could U.S. Election Results Be Harmful to Health? June 07, 2017

Review of Obama and Trump wins suggests impact on stress, disease levels

Legionnaires' Hiding in Hospital, Nursing Home Plumbing Systems: CDC June 06, 2017

Effective water management, sanitation programs can reduce the risk of exposure to this deadly bacteria

Zika's Set to Return to Mainland U.S., But Budget Cuts Threaten Response June 02, 2017

Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus

Health Tip: Stay Safe During Summer May 31, 2017

Five ways to protect your family

Can People 'Sniff' Out Illness in Others? May 30, 2017

Study suggests humans use vision and smell to detect infection more than thought

Brush Up on Swim Safety for Summer May 29, 2017

Pediatricians' group offers tips on how to protect kids by the pool, lake or ocean

Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend May 27, 2017

Some expert tips on avoiding trouble with gas and charcoal barbecues

Health Tip: Is Your Backyard Safe? May 26, 2017

Here's how you can improve safety

Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer? May 24, 2017

Study mapped history of bacteria, viruses and fungi to understand how diseases spread among patients

Health Tip: Keep Newborns Safer May 24, 2017

Suggestions to protect your baby

How <i>Not</i> to Nod Off Behind the Wheel May 20, 2017

Recognizing signs of sleepiness key to prevention, researcher says

The Water's Not Fine: U.S. Pool-Linked Infection Doubles in 2 Years May 18, 2017

Cryptosporidiosis can cause weeks of watery diarrhea, CDC warns

Charlie Sheen's 2015 HIV Disclosure Spiked Use of Home Test Kits May 18, 2017

New study finds a near doubling of sales of OraQuick test, showing power of celebrity announcements

Is Your Child's Day Care Center Ready for Pandemic Flu? May 16, 2017

Most are not, a U.S. survey finds, despite the lessons of the 2009 'swine flu' outbreak

Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down May 13, 2017

Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself

New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC May 12, 2017

Many stemmed from rising use of injected drugs linked to the current opioid epidemic, officials say

Ransom-Seeking Hackers Targeting Hospital Data May 12, 2017

Medical information a vulnerable target for those planning 'ransomware' attacks, doctor warns

Nearly a Third of Drugs Hit by Safety Issues After FDA Approval May 10, 2017

Study found serious side effects often arose after medications OK'd for sale

Climate Change Could Be Catastrophic for Mobile Homes: Study May 09, 2017

It suggests that as tornadoes become more prevalent, so will life-threatening dangers

Health Tip: Driving an Unfamiliar Route May 09, 2017

Prepare before you start out

Health Tip: Be a Safe Driver for Your Kids May 05, 2017

Suggestions to follow

Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel April 28, 2017

Some even do it with kids in the car, survey finds

April 29 Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 27, 2017

Safe disposal helps prevent unwanted meds from being abused, U.S. officials say

Some Surprising Sources of Germs April 25, 2017

You probably use these items every day

Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime April 21, 2017

Fighting urban blight sends message that residents are paying close attention to the neighborhood

At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street? April 21, 2017

In simulated experiments, the task was too tough for children younger than 14

When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes? April 21, 2017

Researchers say new checklist can help determine when low blood sugar should keep you off the road

No Link Between Common Antibiotic, Irregular Heartbeat April 18, 2017

Azithromycin, commonly known as Zithromax, won't up odds for atrial fibrillation, study shows

Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22 April 17, 2017

Planned as protest against Trump policies, organizers say value of science is at stake

Don't Let Bugs Dampen Your Outdoor Fun April 15, 2017

Dermatologist offers tips to avoid pests and treat their bites

'Better Health' Argument Won't Always Work to Pass Soda Taxes April 14, 2017

Philadelphia example shows that revenue generation can be more convincing to lawmakers

Don't Let Ticks Get Under Your Skin April 13, 2017

Bug expert offers tips on protecting yourself from these tiny bloodsuckers

More Climate-Fueled Wildfires May Lie Ahead April 13, 2017

Western U.S. is one of the highest-risk regions in the world, researchers say

Chemicals Found in Many U.S. Streams: Study April 12, 2017

Tests for more than 700 chemicals in 38 waterways turned up surprising combinations with unknown effects

How to Protect Your Child From Accidental Poisoning April 09, 2017

Kids under 6 account for 1 million calls to U.S. poison control centers a year

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