Ecstasy, GHB, Rohypnol and Ketamine are some of the so-called club drugs used by teens and young adults at nightclubs and raves -- all-night dances.
Most of us may not think much about our health and safety on the job, but we probably should.
Walkers can cause children to roll down stairs, causing head injuries and even death. This is the most common way children get hurt in walkers.
Trampolines are popular. Thousands of children are rocketing skyward, and trampoline injuries are also on the rise.
Did you know that home cooking causes more food-borne illness than restaurant food?
Each year, at least 100,000 vehicular crashes and 1,550 deaths are caused by drivers who are impaired by sleepiness.
Although it’s dangerous to take a prescription medication without a prescription, abusing such medications is the fastest growing type of drug abuse in the United States, outpacing marijuana abuse by a factor of two, according to some studies.
Your challenge is to find toys that your children will enjoy and that you know are safe.
Although most medications are safe when you take them the right way, some drugs can cause dizziness, loss of consciousness, bleeding, irregular heartbeats, and other side effects in some cases.
Unlike prescription and over-the-counter drugs, supplements can make it to market without proving purity, composition, effectiveness, or even safety.
Every year, thousands of Americans are injured or killed in boating and swimming accidents.
As some schools ban colas from vending machines, ads are hyping a source of even more caffeine: energy drinks.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tracks five major air pollutants that cause significant health effects: ground-level ozone, nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, carbon monoxide and microscopic particles called particulate matter.
Consider in advance what kinds of disasters might strike your area. Do you live in an earthquake zone? Is flooding a possibility? Then think about what you’ll do in an emergency.
Always read the label. All OTC medicine labels have detailed usage and warning information to help you choose and use the products.
Deciding when and how to stop taking several popular antidepressants is something you should always discuss with your health care provider.
Did you wash your hands this morning? Bravo! Washing your hands helps prevent the spread of potentially dangerous germs.
The best way to reduce your risk is to improve your overall level of fitness and flexibility.
Your skin contains oil that protects it from drying out and from extreme temperatures, but your lips do not.