Digital distraction isn’t always good for bodies and brains bathed in the screens’ glow.
Heavy backpacks can cause back, neck, and shoulder pain, as well as posture problems.
For safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards.
Polycarbonate plastic is durable, impact-resistant, and clear. It is widely used in food and beverage containers, but research has raised concerns over its health effects.
You can help keep your children safe by following these precautions.
You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu shot.
Because barbecue grills are operated in a casual, relaxed atmosphere, they tend to be taken for granted. And that can lead to serious injury.
With a few cutting-edge tips from experts who use knives for a living -- top chefs -- you can avoid the biggest danger of kitchen work.
Tips to help you be smart about using contacts.
Skateboards should never be used on surface streets. Your child should wear protective gear, such as helmets, padding, and closed-toe and slip-resistant shoes.
Bullying can happen in school, on the playground - and now even on the Internet through social networking sites. Here are some warning signs to watch for, and information on how to help your child.
Toy-related injuries send tens of thousands of children to the emergency room each year. Most injuries occur when parents give their children toys meant for older children.
Detailed information on car safety
A safe cheerleading program has direct adult supervision, proper conditioning, skills training, and warm-up exercises.
Being involved in a clinical trial has risks and benefits. Being informed and asking lots of questions can help you make a decision.
If you wear contact lenses, it's important to follow your eye care provider's instructions on wearing and disinfecting them.
DXM is a common ingredient in many cough and cold remedies. It's also become a popular substance to abuse by teens searching for a cheap, easy high. Here's what you should know.
Your local emergency management office or American Red Cross chapter is a great place to start.
It's best to let the professionals handle the fireworks displays. If you plan to celebrate the holiday with your own fireworks, these precautions can help prevent injuries.
Sports is one of the leading causes of school-age children's eye injuries, but most of those injuries are preventable.
The sports that cause the most injuries are basketball, baseball, pool sports, and racket sports. But any sport that involves something that is fired or thrown can be hazardous to the eyes.
Teen girls who are athletes face unique obstacles when it comes to their bodies and how well they perform.
Detailed information on fire and burn safety
Learn all about antidepressants, including how they work, tips for taking them, and possible side effects.
Detailed information on bicycle, in-line skating, skateboarding, and scooter safety
After age 65, your body can't adjust to changes in air temperature -- especially heat -- as quickly as it did when you were younger. That puts you at risk for heat-related illnesses.
You’re not powerless against lead. Here’s what you can do to keep your family safe.
Although hand tools do not pose the same lethal threat as some power tools, they are still a factor in a high number of accidents each year.
Many common household products contain chemicals that can cause injury or death if they are handled, stored or used improperly.