Patient Safety EducationInfo Center
Travel Vaccines Explained
Traveling the world can be an eye-opening experience, but, if you aren’t prepared, it can be a dangerous one, too.
For Teething Babies, Benzocaine May Pose Risks
When a baby is teething, the first thing most parents want to do is reach for Baby Orajel. But you may want to think twice before using teething products that contain benzocaine.
How to Protect Your Hearing
Around 20 percent of Americans have some form of hearing loss, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. But you don't have to be one of them.
These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Lettuce
With one death reported, the number of cases linked to a large E. coli outbreak continues to rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
What World Hand Hygiene Day Means for You
May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day, and the CDC is reminding everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to prevent potentially life-threatening infections.
Cracking Down on Misleading E-Liquids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are taking action on electronic cigarette liquids that resemble kid-friendly food items.
Caffeine in Supplements May Pose Risks
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking steps to protect the public from highly concentrated and pure caffeine products.
Beauty Products and Mercury
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about using beauty products that contain mercury.
Can You Trust Online Health Message Boards?
Medical advice on message boards may not be as accurate as you think.