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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.

What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?

What's in your medicine cabinet? Did your items make our top nine?

Understanding Food Labels

We see nutrition labels every day on nearly everything we eat. But what good are they if we don’t understand what we’re actually eating?

Medication Myths Debunked

You might have heard some old wives' tales about medications over the years. Did the myths you have heard make our list?

New Seizure Rx Gets Green Light

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication for seizures.

Biotin May Interfere with Lab Tests

Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, may interfere with lab tests and lead to incorrect results, according to a warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

During power outages from hurricanes or tornados, using other power sources can lead to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Coping with Winter Allergies

It’s getting chilly out and, just like clockwork, you’re back sniffling again. But before you write off that stuffy nose as just another cold, you may want to consider that the culprit could actually be winter allergies.

Don't Make This Common Car Seat Mistake

During the winter, do you strap your children into their car seats while they're wearing a coat? If so, you may be putting them in danger.

Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a great time to be with friends and family, but it's also a time when it's easy to eat too many unhealthy foods.