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Swallowing injuries on the rise: How to keep kids safe
Over 100 kids a day go to the ER after swallowing objects.
A shingles shot might save your eyesight
Shingles in the eye can lead to permanent vision loss.
Despite risks, many pregnant women still drink
Drinking can cause birth defects and other problems.
Watchful waiting is safe for a common cause of vision loss
Diabetic macular edema may not need early treatment.
7 secrets to sun safety
Read these tips before heading outside, even on cloudy days.
Build your emergency supply kit today
Here's what you can do to prepare for an emergency.
Soft bedding to blame for many infant deaths
What parents need to know to keep babies safe.
Stopping smoking lowers the risk of giving birth too early
Even heavy smokers can lower their risk if they quit now.
Have diabetes? Treat your feet right this summer
Check out these 7 tips for happy, healthy feet.
U.S. measles cases continue to spread
Most of those sickened weren't vaccinated.
Skipping breakfast may be hard on your heart
Protect your ticker with a morning meal.
Does '13 Reasons Why' spur suicides?
Two studies shed light on how it may harm or help.
12 tips for trouble-free camping
Learn the do's and don'ts of vacationing in the great outdoors.
Sharing is caring: Know your family's health history
Gather information for each other and younger generations.
Return to work after a heart attack? Most people do
Learn how to make the transition back easier.
Study shows kids at risk from inhaler mistakes
Proper use helps protect kids from serious asthma attacks.
Stress-related disorders may increase heart risks
The risk was highest in the first months after a diagnosis.
Teen breakups can turn violent
Parents should be aware of the risk of violence after teens break up.
Sleep apnea treatment may lengthen lives, study finds
Following your treatment plan is crucial.
When allergies make you wheeze
Avoiding these culprits might help control your symptoms.
Motorcycle safety: Tips for bikers and motorists
Learn how to share the road to avoid crashes.
FDA warns against secondhand test strips
Tell your doctor if you can't afford test strips.
Sweets may zap your energy, not boost it
For a jolt of energy, try a walk instead.
How 20 minutes outside can reduce stress
Learn how often you need to get outside for this benefit.
The key to a longer life may be on your plate
Diet contributes to more deaths worldwide than tobacco.
High blood pressure