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Outbreak Linked to Papayas
Health officials are investigating an outbreak of multiple strains of salmonella .
Opioid Prescriptions: A Persistent Problem
Despite an overall decline in the number of opioids prescribed during the last nine years, the amount remained high, according to a new report.
Home Medication Errors on the Rise
Medication errors at home have drastically increased over the years, according to a new study.
These Lead Tests May Be Inaccurate
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are warning that some lead tests may not provide accurate results.
Don't Be Fooled by Cancer 'Cure' Products
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about products claiming to cure cancer.
Your Kids Might Extend Your Life
Being a parent could extend your life, according to a new study.
Drug Overdoses on the Rise
Drug overdose deaths are on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
How to Help Prevent Heart Failure
Lifestyle choices may help prevent heart failure, including a type that's usually resistant to available therapies, a new study found.
Alcohol Ads May Reach the Wrong Crowd
Young people who aren't old enough to legally drink alcohol may be seeing alcohol-related ads online, according to a new study.
Pet Medications Can Put Kids at Risk
Many parents know the importance of keeping their medicines out of the reach of children to prevent accidental exposure. But where are you storing your pets' medications?