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Wildfires and Your Health
With recent wildfires raging through countless acres of land in California, it's more important than ever to know how you can remain safe and healthy in the event of a wildfire.
Flu Season Is Coming: Are You Ready?
Take precautions today to avoid the flu this fall.
The Truth About Vaccines
Myths about vaccines are widespread, and these misconceptions often cause people to skip important, potentially lifesaving vaccines. Let's debunk a few vaccine-related myths.
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.
Hurricane Health and Safety
As a hurricane approaches, safety is the number one priority. But severe storms can pose health and safety risks both before and after they strike.
Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
During power outages from hurricanes or tornados, using other power sources can lead to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Common Diet Mistakes
Often, the hardest part of dieting is getting started. To help yourself succeed, avoid these five common diet mistakes.
Eating Like an Athlete
Athletes reach peak performance when hard training is combined with a balanced diet.
ADHD and Kids
Do you feel like your child might have ADHD? It's time to take a close look and get the facts straight.
Healthy Back-to-School Habits
Maybe you’ve already been back-to-school shopping and are ready to send your kids into a new school year with all the right supplies. But do you know how to keep your kids healthy as school starts back?