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Teens and the Tide Pod Challenge
Poisoning caused by liquid laundry detergent packets is no longer just a concern in children. It's affecting teens, too, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC).
Avoiding E. Coli During an Outbreak
A recent E. coli outbreak may be winding down, but you can still take steps to avoid future infection.
Staying Safe During the Holidays
As the season continues, keeping yourself and your family safe is an important part of being able to enjoy the holidays.
FDA: 'Snortable' Chocolate Powder Is a No-Go
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about a drink and a “snortable” chocolate powder that claim to be alternatives to illicit street drugs.
Winter Safety Tips
Whether you're ready for them or not, the winter months are upon us. It's time to make sure your family knows how to stay safe and healthy this winter.
Window Blinds: Safety Threat to Children
The cords of window blinds may pose serious risks to children's health and safety, according to a new study.
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.
Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is all about cool costumes, tons of candy, spooky haunted houses and trick-or-treating. So don't let potential dangers get in the way of all the fun.
Improved Access to Adverse Drug Event Reports
Searching for information on adverse drug reactions has never been easier.
Wildfires and Your Health
With recent wildfires raging through countless acres of land in the American West, it's more important than ever to know how you can remain safe and healthy in the event of a wildfire.