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What You Need to Know Before Surgery
If you are scheduled for surgery that requires anesthesia, here's what you need to know about how to best prepare for your procedure.
What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?
What's in your medicine cabinet? Did your items make our top eight?
Illegal Online Pharmacies: Are You at Risk?
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about nine online networks that are illegally marketing opioids.
Highly Concentrated Caffeine Products a No-Go
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken steps against companies selling highly concentrated caffeine products.
Preventing Injuries
June is National Safety Month, which means it's the perfect time to brush up on your injury-prevention knowledge.
Travel Vaccines Explained
Traveling the world can be an eye-opening experience, but, if you aren’t prepared, it can be a dangerous one, too.
Staying Mosquito-Free This Summer
It's summer — a time to be outside and enjoy nature. But mosquitoes, as always, will make an appearance.
For Teething Babies, Benzocaine May Pose Risks
When a baby is teething, the first thing most parents want to do is reach for Baby Orajel. But you may want to think twice before using teething products that contain benzocaine.
Staying Healthy in Hot Weather
As the season changes and the temperature rises, the risk for heat-related health issues grows.
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.