Health News

How to Swim Safely This Summer
Don't let injuries and illnesses ruin the fun of swimming this summer.
Busting COVID-19 Vaccine Myths
There's a good chance that someone you know has been repeating myths about COVID-19 vaccines. We're here to help you learn the truth.
FDA Revokes Some Emergency PPE Approvals
As the landscape of the pandemic changes, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is changing up the kinds of personal protective equipment (PPE) items that are approved for use.
Fireworks Safety 101
As you prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July, you need to know a few things about fireworks and how to keep your family safe.
Salmonella Outbreak Ramps Up
Hundreds of people across the United States have become sick with Salmonella after contact with backyard poultry.
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Poultry
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a Salmonella outbreak that may be tied to chickens and other backyard poultry.
Can Phones Interfere with Pacemakers?
Can your phone make your heart skip a beat? It's possible but unlikely, health officials say.
Is Your Water Bottle Really BPA-Free?
That reusable BPA-free water bottle may need to take a trip through the dishwasher to actually be free of BPA.
FDA Warns Company for Dangerous Rx Promotion
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to a pharmaceutical company for its potentially dangerous marketing of an opioid.
Avoiding Drug Interactions
A lot of us take multiple medications, often combining prescription and over-the-counter medicines with vitamins and herbal supplements. While medications are important for staying healthy, taking certain medications together can sometimes cause serious side effects.