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Zika Update
The threat of Zika virus isn't over.
Avoiding Bacteria in Lakes, Rivers and Oceans
Labor Day is just around the corner, and the summer heat is showing no signs of letting up. It's a tempting time to go swimming, but cool off from the heat responsibly.
Some EpiPen Expiration Dates Extended
Here's what you need to know about what's being done to address the ongoing EpiPen shortage.
Say No to Heart Disease
Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. But you can say no to heart disease by learning about the condition and taking steps to improve your heart health.
Summer Sun Safety Month
Do you ever wonder why your parents always nagged you about putting on sunscreen? In honor of Summer Sun Safety Month, take some time to learn more about sun safety.
Shedding Light on Lice
With the start of the new school year and as the fall approaches, children may be more likely to come into contact with head lice.
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.