Health News

Wiping out Food Poisoning
Maybe you cooked your chicken thoroughly — but is there a chance some of the raw juice splattered on the counter? If so, bacteria could still cause illness, but an easy extra step may help keep you healthy.
Parents Smoking Might Be Heartbreaker for Kids
Many parents may try to step away from their children when they smoke, but children exposed to even small amounts of smoke may grow up to have heart problems.
What Washing Dishes by Hand May Do for Your Child's Allergies
A simple decision like whether to use a dishwasher may affect your child's allergies.
How Your Childhood Could Affect Your Heart Health
You may have more to thank your parents for than just your height and eye color. The way they raised you might affect your heart health as an adult.
Slips, Falls, Burns: The Dangers of Bathing
Many people don't think twice about safety when taking a bath or shower, but dangers may lurk in the bathroom. National Bath Safety Month aims to raise awareness about those dangers.
Tips and Tricks for Winter Health
It's wintertime again — when temperatures take a dive. But don't let your health take a dive as well.
Sleeping on the Sofa May Be Dangerous for Infants
Parents often lay infants on the sofa to keep an eye on them while tending to other things. But new research suggests doing so could be dangerous to the baby.
Working Long Hours May Increase Heart Disease Risk
Working very long work hours can cause family problems and dissatisfaction with your job, but new research suggests it may also hurt your heart.
Back-to-School Health
Parents around the country are gearing up to take their kids back to school for a new year. Make sure they're healthy when the learning begins.
Common Meds May Impair Thinking, Movement
Elderly people often take several medicines, including over-the-counter ones for pain or sleep. But they may not realize the medicines they are taking, such as anti-cholinergics, can cause other issues, including confusion or difficulty getting dressed.