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E. coli Outbreak Possibly Tied to Flour
The FDA, CDC and local health officials have begun investigating a multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O121 (STEC O121) infections.
Check Your Pantry for These Recalled Food Items
Several food products, including Clif bars and Kashi Granola Bars, are being recalled due to a potential health risk.
Childproofing Your Home
Whether your child is starting to crawl or has just been born, it’s never too early to childproof your home. Check out these 9 easy steps.
Sunscreen and Sun Safety
Before you hit the beach or the lake this summer, follow these easy tips to keep you and your family sun-safe.
Grilling Safety Tips
As you prepare for Summer, it's important to know the dangers associated with cleaning the grill with wire-bristle brushes, according to a new study.
Nutrition Labels Are Getting a New Look
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating nutrition facts labels for most packaged foods.
Allergic to Penicillin? Here's What You Need to Know
Do you carry an allergy to penicillin? Research has shown that about 90 percent of patients with a history of penicillin allergy are not truly allergic.
Gluten-Free Diet: What You Need to Know
Gluten-free diets, considered a medical treatment to manage celiac disease, have become popular. However, a recent survey found that those without a celiac disease diagnosis purchase the most gluten-free items.
10 Tips to Prevent Medication Errors
Unfortunately, medication errors occur relatively often — and they can potentially cause harm to you or your family.
How to Improve Your Sleep
It doesn't just help you feel rested — sleep is important for your overall health and well-being.