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Sucking on your baby's pacifier may help prevent allergies
A new study suggests this simple practice might transfer health-boosting bacteria to babies and protect against allergies.
Exposure to heat makes EpiPens less effective
New research suggests that EpiPens get less effective after exposure to unusually high temperatures.
Sleep and contact lenses don't mix
The CDC warns that you could cost your eyes big time.
When to call 911 for a child
Tips to help a parent or caregiver decide.
How to check your hotel room for bedbugs
Don't let bedbugs hitch a ride back to your home.
Yikes! Meet the Asian longhorned tick
Be sure you know the right way to remove a tick.
5 steps to stay on your feet this winter
Be sure to keep an eye out for black ice, which can masquerade as mere water.
Calling all 'rad' kids: Radiology website helps ease kids' fears
Kids share what it's like to have an imaging test.
Even lifelong bookworms may read more slowly later in life
Embrace your natural reading speed as you age.
A new link between red meat and heart disease
A study found that people with diets high in red meat had triple the amount of this chemical that causes heart disease.
5 things you should know about cervical cancer
It's more common—and easier to prevent—than you might think.
6 ways to make New Year's resolutions stick
These strategies can help you stay the course with confidence.
Study links tooth loss and hypertension
A change in diet after losing teeth may explain this link.
Anticoagulant risks are manageable
Turns out, a single drug might decrease the side effects of these common medications.
Fentanyl-laced drugs: Cheap, powerful and deadly
A new study probes fentanyl's deadly surge.
Have a nonalcoholic New Year's Eve
Consider these delicious alternatives and celebrate alcohol-free tonight.
How to shovel snow safely
Tips for avoiding sprains, strains or worse.
Don't let winter put a chill on exercise
Here's how to stick with a New Year's resolution to move more, even when temps drop.
Why we lie to doctors
It's true: Many of us aren't candid with our doctors about important health info, according to a new study. But why do we take the risk?
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia gets a major treatment update
For most patients, this drug combo performed better than the current standard therapy.
Who's most at risk for HIV?
A new study shows racial disparities in HIV infection persist, despite the fact that young black gay and bisexual men are practicing safer sex and getting tested more often than their peers.
Enjoy some heart-healthy holiday eating
Make your holidays heavy on conversation and light on feasting.
How to conquer a holiday cold
If you've caught one, try these four tips to feel better.
Holiday travel: Get there safely
Check out these six tips before you hit the road.
Cigarette smoking hits all-time low
Still: Smoking kills an estimated 480,000 Americans every year.