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Let's Talk Turkey Safety
Extra care in the kitchen can easily minimize the risk of foodborne illness and ensure a happy and healthy family Thanksgiving this year.
A New Treatment for Travelers' Diarrhea
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat travelers’ diarrhea.
Healthy Holiday Eating
The holidays are a great time to be with friends and family, but they're also a time when it's easy to eat too many unhealthy foods. That can be particularly challenging if you're on a diet.
Seven Ways to Make Thanksgiving Healthier
It's here — that one day of the year when the whole point is to eat all manner of tasty comfort food with abandon. But is it possible to have a healthy Thanksgiving that's both enjoyable and delicious?
Don't Make This Common Car Seat Mistake
During the winter, do you strap your children into their car seats while they're wearing a coat? If so, you may be putting them in danger.
'Movember' Shines Spotlight on Men's Health
It's not just about letting your facial hair grow wild — "Movember" is about men's health, and that includes suicide, prostate cancer and testicular cancer.
OTC Asthma Inhaler Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the only asthma inhaler available over the counter (OTC) in the United States.
Common Blood Pressure Rx Recalled
If you take irbesartan or a product containing irbesartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
When the Weather Outside Is Frightful
Few things stick in a child’s memory more than a perfect snow day. To ensure these winter play days aren't tainted by injury or illness, parents should be aware of the dangers tied to the coldest time of the year.
Managing Diabetes
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed — and that’s understandable. But you can take steps to both ease your anxiety and get on the road to effective diabetes management.