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Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac — Oh My!
If you are spending time outdoors this summer, you may come into contact with poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac. Here's what you need to know.
Stop Smoking with These 6 Tips
Quitting smoking is hard, but millions of people have been able to do it, and you can, too.
Paint Exposure and MS: A Possible Link
A recent study found a possible link between organic solvents and increased multiple sclerosis (MS) risk in people with genes that make them more susceptible to developing the condition.
Hot Outside? Here's How to Stay Cool
It's summer, and that means sun and heat. If you aren't careful, the summer heat can lead to heat-related illnesses like heat stroke.
We Answered Your Medication Questions
You asked and we answered. Find out the answers to three common questions pharmacists receive.
FDA Approves Device for Emphysema
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device to treat breathing trouble tied to severe emphysema.
Sunscreen and Sun This Summer
Before you hit the beach or the lake this summer, follow these easy tips to keep yourself and your family sun-safe.
3 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
Whether you are trying to have a baby or just thinking about it, informing yourself is a good first step. Here are three tips to get you started:
Fireworks Safety 101
As you prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July, you need to know a few things about fireworks and how to keep your family safe.
Tips for Safe Summer Grilling
As you prepare for summer and all the activities that come with it, it's important to know the potential dangers associated with grilling.