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Traveling for the Holidays?
You're ready to see the world, but are you really prepared to jet off?
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
Shining a Light on Laser Toy Risks
Before you head to the toy store and buy a laser toy this holiday season, learn the potential risks and read about laser safety, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended.
Are You Feeling SAD?
The temperatures are dropping and the holidays are approaching. But instead of feeling joyful during this merry time of year, some people seem to feel more sad.
Shingles: What You Need to Know
Shingles is not just seen in the older population. Young adults can develop this condition, too. Here's what you need to know.
Snoring and Sleep Apnea
Have you been told you snore like a tractor? It could be more than just snoring. You might have sleep apnea.
COPD: Stop Coughing and Start Breathing
Has it been getting harder for you to breathe? Maybe it’s the weather, but it could be COPD.
Scrub Your Hands to Protect Your Health
Dec. 2 through 8 is National Handwashing Awareness Week — the perfect time to remind everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to stay healthy.
These Male Enhancement Products May Be Dangerous
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about easily accessible Rhino male enhancement products.
Check Your Medicine: Blood Pressure Rx Recalled
If you take valsartan or a product containing valsartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned.