Patient Safety EducationInfo Center
Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is all about cool costumes, tons of candy, spooky haunted houses and trick-or-treating. So don't let potential dangers get in the way of all the fun.
Trick-or-Treating Health Tips
Kids love Halloween because of all the candy — and parents may begrudge the holiday for the same reason. No matter how you feel about this spooky holiday, it's important to know how to keep your kids safe while they're trick-or-treating.
Halloween Eye Safety
Halloween is all about fun — complete with cool costumes, mountains of candy, haunted houses and trick-or-treating. So don't let potential eye dangers get in the way of all the Halloween thrills.
Head Injuries: More Than Concussions
Concussions have been linked to long-term brain damage, but a new study found that smaller impacts to the head may also lead to harm over time.
E-Cigs Remain Under Investigation
Health officials continue to investigate e-cigarettes as the number of reported respiratory problems tied to vaping continues to rise.
FDA Takes on Illegal Opioid Websites
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have sent warning letters to 10 websites for illegally marketing opioid medications.
Social Media and Teen Mental Health
Teens who spend a lot of time using social media may face a raised risk of mental health problems, according to a new study.
Sometimes, an insurance change or a move to a new town means you have to change pharmacies. If you're in that situation, here's what you need to know about transferring your medications.
Hurricane Health and Safety
As hurricane season continues, safety is the number one priority. But severe storms can pose health and safety risks both before and after they strike.
How to Stay Safe This Fall
Different seasons bring different health and safety challenges, and autumn is no exception.