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How to Protect Your Hearing
Around 20 percent of Americans have some form of hearing loss, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. But you don't have to be one of them.
Swimming This Summer?
Don't let injuries and illnesses ruin the fun of swimming this summer.
These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Lettuce
With one death reported, the number of cases linked to a large E. coli outbreak continues to rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Mosquito Season: How to Fight Back
The number of illnesses caused by tick, mosquito and flea bites has more than tripled over 12 years, according to the CDC. But there are ways to keep yourself safe.
What World Hand Hygiene Day Means for You
May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day, and the CDC is reminding everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to prevent potentially life-threatening infections.
Cracking Down on Misleading E-Liquids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are taking action on electronic cigarette liquids that resemble kid-friendly food items.
Caffeine in Supplements May Pose Risks
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking steps to protect the public from highly concentrated and pure caffeine products.
8 Tips to Prevent Medication Errors
Unfortunately, medication errors occur relatively often — and they can harm you and your family. The good news is there are ways to avoid medication errors.
Beauty Products and Mercury
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about using beauty products that contain mercury.