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Antibiotics: Sharing isn't caring

A new study reveals parents often give away unused antibiotics—and that can make everyone less safe.

Published: 12/19/2018

Approaching menopause? Take care of your heart now

Women with good midlife habits have healthier arteries, according to a study.

Published: 12/18/2018

Gene-testing kits can be a hit-or-miss gift

Some people may not want to know their risks for certain diseases. And the results can be misleading.

Published: 12/17/2018

Decorate with care to avoid holiday fires

All that glitters and glows can be a serious fire risk during the holiday season.

Published: 12/16/2018

Holiday foods that can be deadly for dogs

Pay special attention to this FDA list of human foods that are a danger to dogs.

Published: 12/15/2018

Vaping doesn't help smokers kick the habit

Results of a new study suggest e-cigarettes don't boost quit rates.

Published: 12/14/2018

Too much screen time linked to psychological problems in kids

Children as young as 2 may be affected.

Published: 12/13/2018

Honey pacifiers linked to botulism

Learn more about how to protect babies from dangerous bacteria.

Published: 12/12/2018

Going green for the holiday season

How to make your shopping, decorating and gift-giving festivities more eco-friendly this year.

Published: 12/11/2018

High blood pressure under age 40 comes with health risks

A new study suggests a link between young adults with high blood pressure and higher cardiovascular risks.

Published: 12/10/2018

6 tips for coping with holiday grief

Mourning the loss of a loved one, a relationship or a job is hard during the holidays. But there are ways to help manage your feelings and make the most of the season.

Published: 12/09/2018

How to buy toys that are fun and safe

Every year, hundreds of thousands of kids visit an emergency department because of a toy-related injury. Follow these tips to help keep the children on your holiday shopping list safe.

Published: 12/08/2018

Some ovarian cysts don't need testing or monitoring

A new study suggests some cysts can be ignored. But which ones?

Published: 12/07/2018

Among developed nations, U.S. is No. 1 in overdose deaths

Around the world, an epidemic may be growing.

Published: 12/06/2018

Instant-soup burns send nearly 10,000 kids to ER yearly

Microwave safety often gets put on the back burner, likely because these ovens aren't seen as dangerous.

Published: 12/05/2018

Nurse practitioners, physician assistants: Meeting a need in primary care

Researchers look at how NPs and PAs affect treatment results for one chronic condition

Published: 12/04/2018

Free, fast and effective: CPR training kiosks

Got 4 or 5 minutes? That's all it takes.

Published: 12/03/2018

6 steps to a cozy and safe fire (video)

Keep the home fires burning safely with these six important tips.

Published: 12/02/2018

10 holiday gifts under $50

Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list with these health-inspired ideas.

Published: 12/01/2018

Researchers: Tennis elbow often improves on its own

Yet, for some people, waiting for relief may not be the best option.

Published: 11/30/2018

Incontinence is common—but it doesn't have to be

Nearly half of women over 50 have a bladder-control problem, according to a new survey.

Published: 11/29/2018

Guns send over 8,300 U.S. kids to ERs every year

Could you be doing more to protect kids in your home and community?

Published: 11/28/2018

Surprising findings for minimally invasive gynecological surgery

Today, most radical hysterectomies are minimally invasive. There may still be some women for whom this surgery makes the most sense. But be sure to discuss it carefully with your doctor.

Published: 11/27/2018

10 tips to avoid caregiver burnout

African American caregivers prove more emotionally resilient than their white peers—the why may surprise you.

Published: 11/26/2018

How to be a good hospital visitor

Being a considerate visitor means protecting patients from infections.

Published: 11/25/2018