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Selecting sunglasses: 5 tips for eye health

To protect your eyesight, look beyond how sunglasses look.

Published: 07/21/2018

Speak up! Vaginal dryness is treatable

Many women going through menopause don't talk about vaginal dryness. But proven treatment is just a conversation away.

Published: 07/20/2018

Why ignoring incontinence is a mistake for men

A new study finds that many men ignore the signs of incontinence for years—and that's a mistake.

Published: 07/19/2018

Make bike helmets a must

Bike injuries send 25 kids to ERs every hour—11 percent of them with traumatic brain injuries.

Published: 07/18/2018

Why you may want to switch back to human insulin

Insulin analogues do have some benefits over traditional human insulin, but the expense may not be worth it.

Published: 07/17/2018

Binge drinking may harm young hearts

A bad hangover and bad grades are hardly the only bad outcomes.

Published: 07/16/2018

How to protect your kids in the pool

Do your kids know how to swim? That's one key safety step, but there are many more you need to know.

Published: 07/15/2018

Motor munchies: 5 ideas for healthy travel treats

Try these travel-friendly snack solutions to curb in-between-meals hunger.

Published: 07/14/2018

5 facts about hay fever

Pollen isn't the only trigger to watch out for.

Published: 07/13/2018

Feeling lonely? It doesn't help a heart condition much

And you don't have to live alone to feel alone.

Published: 07/12/2018

Sex and drug use on the decline among U.S. teens

The number of teens who said they'd ever had sex dropped to its lowest point in a decade.

Published: 07/11/2018

Diabetes diagnosis late in life may signal pancreatic cancer

Your risk may be tripled. Learn what to ask your doctor.

Published: 07/10/2018

Teething medicines aren't good for kids, FDA warns

Numbing gels may make babies ill. What should you use instead?

Published: 07/09/2018

Here’s the truth about 'dry drowning'

Parents can relax a little, at least when it comes to this hyped-up fear. But it's still important to know when to seek care after a water scare.

Published: 07/08/2018

Hurricanes and tornadoes: How to weather them safely

What if no shelter is in sight when a tornado is approaching? Here's what you can do.

Published: 07/07/2018

Suicide rates rise sharply in the U.S.

Only one state didn't see an increase.

Published: 07/06/2018

Common medicines can raise risk for depression or suicide

Here's a good reason for regularly reviewing all of your medicines with your doctor.

Published: 07/05/2018

Fireworks safety essentials

The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to watch a professional show. But you should know and share these safety tips too.

Published: 07/04/2018

Beat the heat: Stay safe from heat-related illness

Do you know how to respond if someone is suddenly unconscious on sizzling summer day?

Published: 07/03/2018

How common is insomnia? More than you might think

A new study also hints at the likelihood of insomnia getting worse with time.

Published: 07/02/2018

Don't let bacteria crash summer cookouts

Bacteria multiply quickly in the hot summer heat. Here's how to reduce the risk of food poisoning at your outdoor cookouts.

Published: 07/01/2018

Five tips for disabled travelers

Know what your airline can—and should—do for you.

Published: 06/30/2018

Six tips to stay safe from snake bites

If you see a snake, back away slowly.

Published: 06/29/2018

Patient portals: Worth it at any age

It's an online shortcut that many seniors could use.

Published: 06/28/2018

New test could prevent unnecessary rabies shots

Without treatment, rabies is almost always fatal.

Published: 06/27/2018

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