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Going green for the holiday season
How to make your shopping, decorating and gift-giving festivities more eco-friendly this year.
High blood pressure under age 40 comes with health risks
A new study suggests a link between young adults with high blood pressure and higher cardiovascular risks.
6 tips for coping with holiday grief
Mourning the loss of a loved one, a relationship or a job is hard during the holidays. But there are ways to help manage your feelings and make the most of the season.
How to buy toys that are fun and safe
Every year, hundreds of thousands of kids visit an emergency department because of a toy-related injury. Follow these tips to help keep the children on your holiday shopping list safe.
Some ovarian cysts don't need testing or monitoring
A new study suggests some cysts can be ignored. But which ones?
Among developed nations, U.S. is No. 1 in overdose deaths
Around the world, an epidemic may be growing.
Instant-soup burns send nearly 10,000 kids to ER yearly
Microwave safety often gets put on the back burner, likely because these ovens aren't seen as dangerous.
Nurse practitioners, physician assistants: Meeting a need in primary care
Researchers look at how NPs and PAs affect treatment results for one chronic condition
Free, fast and effective: CPR training kiosks
Got 4 or 5 minutes? That's all it takes.
6 steps to a cozy and safe fire (video)
Keep the home fires burning safely with these six important tips.
10 holiday gifts under $50
Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list with these health-inspired ideas.
Researchers: Tennis elbow often improves on its own
Yet, for some people, waiting for relief may not be the best option.
Incontinence is common—but it doesn't have to be
Nearly half of women over 50 have a bladder-control problem, according to a new survey.
Guns send over 8,300 U.S. kids to ERs every year
Could you be doing more to protect kids in your home and community?
Surprising findings for minimally invasive gynecological surgery
Today, most radical hysterectomies are minimally invasive. There may still be some women for whom this surgery makes the most sense. But be sure to discuss it carefully with your doctor.
10 tips to avoid caregiver burnout
African American caregivers prove more emotionally resilient than their white peers—the why may surprise you.
How to be a good hospital visitor
Being a considerate visitor means protecting patients from infections.
Cold vs. flu symptoms
Use this handy guide to figure out what's likely causing your symptoms.
You've got Thanksgiving leftovers. Now what?
If you ended up with extras, try these tips to make the most of them.
Last-minute tips for a tasty turkey
These tried-and-true cooking methods deliver on both flavor and safety.
Food safety alert: Avoid romaine lettuce
More than 30 people have been sickened with food poisoning linked to romaine lettuce.
Cigarette warning labels: What people need to see
Cigarette packaging may soon contain graphic, pictorial warnings.
Nursing for at least 6 months wards off common liver disease
How long should you nurse to get this benefit?
App ads target toddlers, preschoolers
Even apps marketed as educational can expose kids to ads.
5 tips for cooking the turkey safely
Protect yourself and others this Thanksgiving by preparing the turkey correctly.