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Caffeine: How Much Is Too Much?
Do you find yourself drinking several cups of joe each day? How much caffeine is too much?
Shy Away from Slime
Slime toys are very popular among younger kids. But did you know that this sticky, gooey toy can be hazardous for your little one?
Safe Toys for the Holidays
On the first day of Christmas, my mommy gave to me … three non-choking-hazard toys, two BPA-free figures and a stuffed animal without removable parts. How safe are the toys under your tree this year?
New Presents from the FDA
It's the holiday season, and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a gift for all of us. Keep reading to see what the FDA has in its bag of goodies for us this holiday season.
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.
The Prescription for a Happy Holiday
Getting ready to leave town for the holidays? Don't forget to consider your health when planning your trip.
Traveling for the Holidays?
You're ready to see the world, but are you really prepared to jet off?
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
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.
Are You Feeling SAD?
The temperatures are dropping and the holidays are approaching. But instead of feeling joyful during this merry time of year, some people seem to feel more sad.