A medicated nasal decongestant spray may offer fast relief when your nose is congested and running. But using them for too long can cause problems. Learn about some other options, as well as how to treat young children.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines are a popular choice for pain relief. But even though you can buy them without a prescription, that doesn’t mean they aren’t without risks. Here’s what you need to know to use them properly.
Often, looking up a symptom online can be handy and helpful. But it can also be confusing and scary. How can you know what’s reliable and relevant, and what isn’t?
Small toys or toys with small removal parts are not appropriate for children ages 3 and younger.
Home trampolines are popular and seem like lots of fun, but they're also dangerous. They cause thousands of injuries every year in the U.S.
Your challenge is to find toys that your children will enjoy and that you know are safe.
Although most medicines are safe when you take them the right way, some of them can cause dizziness, loss of consciousness, bleeding, irregular heartbeats, and other side effects in some cases.
Major health concerns have been raised about e-cigarettes. Here's what you need to know.
Every year, thousands of Americans are injured or killed in boating and swimming accidents.
A look at some of the major air pollutants, and how they can affect you.
Consider in advance what kinds of disasters might strike your area. Do you live in an earthquake zone? Is flooding a possibility? Then think about what you'll do in an emergency.
Always read the label. All OTC medicine labels have detailed usage and warning information to help you choose and use the products.