Patient Safety EducationInfo Center

Preventing Injuries
June is National Safety Month, which means it's the perfect time to brush up on your injury-prevention knowledge.
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.
8 Tips to Prevent Medication Errors
Unfortunately, medication errors occur relatively often — and they can harm you and your family. The good news is there are ways to avoid medication errors.
Transferring Medications?
Sometimes, an insurance change or a move to a new town means you have to change pharmacies. If you're in that situation, here's what you need to know about transferring your medications.
The Vitamin That Can Interfere with Lab Tests
Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, may interfere with lab tests and lead to incorrect results, according to a recent warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Taking Too Much Melatonin?
Melatonin has caught on as an over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aid in a big way. But a sharp increase in dosage and frequency has raised some researchers' concerns.
How to Spot Fake COVID Tests Online
Have you purchased a fake COVID-19 test online? If you haven't been paying close attention, it's possible.
Even One Drink a Day May Affect Your Heart
Even one small alcoholic drink each day may affect your risk of heart issues, a new study found.
Medications and Behind-the-Wheel Safety
Many people are not aware that their prescription medications can impair their ability to drive safely. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness can be dangerous on the road.
Psoriasis 101
It's August, which means it's National Psoriasis Awareness Month. Are you in the know about this common skin condition?