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Summer Health Myths Debunked
Many of us grow up believing certain health and safety myths. Sometimes, these misconceptions are harmless. Other times, they can have serious consequences.
Silica Dust and Your Health
Crystalline silica is found in sand, stone and concrete. And around 2.3 million workers in the United States are exposed to it.
Summer Food Safety
Summer is the season of grilling and eating outdoors. Take these seven steps to keep food poisoning from putting a damper on you summer plans.
Watch Out for This Summer Pool Parasite
Before you jump into the pool this summer, take steps to avoid coming into contact with this germ.
Mosquito Season: How to Fight Back
The number of illnesses caused by tick, mosquito and flea bites has more than tripled over 12 years, according to the CDC. But there are ways to keep yourself safe.
Hot Outside? Here's How to Stay Cool
It's summer, and that means sun and heat. If you aren't careful, the summer heat can lead to heat-related illnesses like heat stroke.
Staying Healthy in Hot Weather
As the season changes and the temperature rises, the risk for heat-related health issues grows.
Companies Selling Kratom Products Under Fire
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warnings to two companies for illegally selling kratom products.
New Rx for Women Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication for low sexual desire in women.
Travel Smart This Summer
Book trip. Check. Reserve hotel room. Check. But before you pack your bags and head out, it's wise to consider one more important factor: your health.