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Germs and Antibiotic Resistance
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported hundreds of instances of germs with antibiotic resistance genes in the US.
Kratom Products Tied to Salmonella
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a mandatory recall for kratom products due to a risk of salmonella.
Teens and the Tide Pod Challenge
Poisoning caused by liquid laundry detergent packets is no longer just a concern in children. It's affecting teens, too, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC).
Avoiding E. Coli During an Outbreak
A recent E. coli outbreak may be winding down, but you can still take steps to avoid future infection.
FDA: 'Snortable' Chocolate Powder Is a No-Go
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about a drink and a “snortable” chocolate powder that claim to be alternatives to illicit street drugs.
Window Blinds: Safety Threat to Children
The cords of window blinds may pose serious risks to children's health and safety, according to a new study.
Improved Access to Adverse Drug Event Reports
Searching for information on adverse drug reactions has never been easier.
Introducing Peanuts to Infants
The time health experts are saying you should introduce peanuts into your infant's diet may surprise you.
The Right Way to Wear Contacts
The majority of people who wore contact lenses were not wearing or caring for them correctly, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Yellow Fever Vaccine Out of Stock
Planning to travel to Africa or Central or South America? Preparing for your trip may be a little more complicated than usual, according to the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC).