Decorate with care to avoid holiday fires
All that glitters and glows can be a serious fire risk during the holiday season.
Holiday food can be deadly for your dog
Pay special attention to this list from the FDA of dangerous food for dogs.
Psoriasis linked to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes
It could cause more than 125,000 new cases of type 2 diabetes worldwide each year, according to a new study.
Baby boomers seeing less macular degeneration
A new study suggests that baby boomers and the generations that follow have a reduced risk of this common eye condition. But why?
FDA warns against use of kratom
Proponents say the plant can ease opioid withdrawal, pain, depression and more. But kratom-containing products need more testing and may be deadly.
Self-inflicted injuries are skyrocketing among young females
But the rate of self-harm in boys is holding steady.
Weight-loss surgery may cut cancer risk by a third in women
Study shows bariatric surgery may significantly reduce women's risk of certain obesity-related cancers.
6 tips for coping with holiday grief
Mourning the loss of a loved one, a marriage or a job is hard during the holidays. But there are ways to help manage your feelings this season.
How to buy toys that are fun and safe
Every year, hundreds of thousands of kids visit an emergency department because of a toy-related injury. Follow these tips to help keep the kids on your holiday shopping list safe.
Strength training beats cardio for older adults who want to lose weight
Cardio workouts may cause muscle loss in seniors trying to drop extra pounds.
Having friends may help seniors stay sharp, study says
A new study highlights the link between people who stay sharp as they age and the social connections they keep.
Mom's pre-existing health problems now causing most harm during pregnancies
The U.S. is one of the only developed nations in the world with a rising maternal death rate.
Cannabidiol extract products often mislabeled
This chemical from the marijuana plant isn't supposed to make you high. But a new study reveals what's really in these alternative medicines.
Ending menopausal hormone therapy can affect women's heart health
Women under 60 are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke within a year after treatment ends, a new study finds.
6 steps to a cozy and safe fire (video)
These tips are a must-do to keep the home fires burning safely.
10 healthy holiday gifts under $50
Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list with these health-inspired ideas.
More than one-third of tanning salons broke rules about minors
Banning indoor tanning for people under age 18 could prevent more than 60,000 cases of skin cancer.
Why does breast cancer come back? Study offers a new clue
Even after 15 years, the chance of ER-positive breast cancer returning or spreading is significant.
Screen time at night affects kids' sleep
Electronic devices may steal more sleep from kids than from adults, according to a new report. Here's what parents should know about devices at bedtime.
Bullying affects the whole school experience
Bullying damages how students feel about their school.
Surviving colorectal cancer linked to a high-fiber diet
Fiber has previously been linked to a lower risk of developing colorectal cancer. A new study looked at the effects of fiber after a cancer diagnosis.
Top 10 medicines that can harm your pet
Pets should never take medicine prescribed for people, but accidents can happen. Learn which drugs are most dangerous to pets.
Deciphering between a cold or the flu
Use this handy guide to colds and flu to figure out what's likely causing your symptoms.
You've got leftovers. Now what?
If the turkey isn't gone, try these tips to make the most of the leftovers.
Last-minute tips for a tasty turkey
These tried-and-true turkey cooking methods deliver on both flavor and safety.