What makes some people sticklers for following through with their medications, and others haphazard at best?
The bed should meet federal requirements to keep your kids safe. It's also important to set guidelines for your kids on how to use the bunk bed.
No one can say for sure that a medication is safe to use while you're pregnant. But, avoiding medicines may not be a good idea, either. It may be wiser to treat an illness than ignore it.
Bacteria resistant to antibiotics are causing a growing number of infections, both in hospitals and in schools and other community settings.
Here are some misconceptions about the cold, and some suggestions for staying toasty this winter.
You'll face new hassles as you sneeze and sniffle. You'll have to ask your pharmacist or a store worker for medications that include pseudoephedrine.
Cold and flu season is hard on everyone, but for older adults who may have chronic health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it’s especially challenging.
Researchers have found that cooking muscle meats -- beef, pork, poultry and fish -- at high temperatures may pose a risk for cancer.
Maybe you follow the speed limit, use your signals at every turn, and turn your lights on when it's raining so that other cars can see you better. But there are more safety rules to consider.
Just because over-the-counter medications are readily available doesn’t mean you don’t need to follow an OTC drug’s directions carefully.
If you have toys that have been recalled, don’t throw them out. Take them back to the store where they came from.
Plastic surgery is not for every youth. For some procedures, the child must reach milestones in age, growth and physical maturity.
What's more relaxing that a good soak in a hot tub? Hot water sure makes you feel great, but hot tubs and whirlpools can sometimes be dangerous -- and even deadly.
Most fires in the home start in the kitchen, and kitchen fires can quickly turn serious.
Most tragedies that occur in the wilderness could probably be prevented with basic safety equipment or increased vigilance.
The first and most important rule for preventing accidents is to use common sense. Many in-home accidents occur because people are in a hurry, take shortcuts or do things that they know are not safe.
Bones are tough and resilient, but if you push them hard enough—if you fall on a hard surface, for instance—they can crack or break.
Vehicle thefts, carjackings and thefts of vehicle contents are common crimes. Here are suggestions that can help you prevent them.
Although it's impossible to prevent all falls, you can help keep yourself safe by improving your balance and employing "fall-proofing" behaviors.
Here are tips to help prevent poisoning in your home.
On the street, GHB is used for is ability to produce a feeling of euphoria and hallucinations.
Many people think using smokeless tobacco is safer than smoking. Just because there's no smoke, doesn't mean it's safe.
A medical error can occur when something that was planned for medical care doesn't work, or when the wrong plan was used in the first place.
Auto battery accidents cause many Americans to lose their sight or suffer serious eye injuries.
If you think you don't need hearing protection at work because you're used to the steady roar of equipment or trucks, damage has already begun.
Youngsters spend time online messaging, chatting, searching and surfing. Although most of these Internet experiences are likely positive, parents need to be aware of the dangers to better protect their children.
These tips can help you reduce your risk of becoming ill from the food you eat at home and in restaurants.
Rape can happen to anyone—children, grandmothers, students, working women, wives, mothers, and even males.
Most children depend on recreational and school sports for exercise and fun. But too many young athletes suffer needless injuries.
The way we gauge the peril a given disorder poses is called risk perception.