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Vacationers beware: Don't jump into that hotel swimming pool just yet
Swallowing just a mouthful of pool water might make otherwise healthy kids and adults sick for days.
Lung cancer rates now higher among some women versus men
Findings show new cancer cases are bucking a historical trend.
Children under 6 months are most at risk of dying from flu
Pregnant women who get vaccinated pass on flu-fighting antibodies to their babies.
Why vacations keep you healthy
Plus three ideas for your next big getaway—no matter your budget.
Myth or fact: Honey for seasonal allergies
Check out the science behind this common suggestion.
Air pollution may have wide-ranging health effects
Studies are revealing more about how pollution can harm health.
Marital strife may make symptoms of chronic conditions worse
A chronic health problem is one good reason to be gentle with each other.
For health and flavor, fish is a keeper
Certain kinds of fish may help lessen the risk of heart disease and stroke.
Fatal falls rise dramatically in adults 65 and older
Those 85 and older are the most at risk.
How to keep your baby's bottles clean
Proper washing helps protect your little one from germs. But do you know how?
Probiotics: Healthy or just hype?
Turns out, they're pretty good for you! But they're not all created equal.
True or false: Debunking gluten myths
Learn more about what it takes to be on a gluten-free diet.
Many seniors have undiagnosed sleep apnea
Talk with your doctor if you're tired all the time or having trouble sleeping.
ACS updates colorectal cancer screening guidelines
Young people are at higher risk than previously thought.
Danger and addiction: Tobacco companies ordered to correct the record
A federal court found the companies had acted unlawfully and withheld the truth about the health of effects of smoking.
How to get a good blood pressure reading at home
Some mistakes can throw your numbers off by up to 50 points.
Hair products popular with black women have high levels of toxic chemicals
In most cases, labels don't list ingredients that disrupt hormones.
Coffee: Hazardous to your health or something to savor?
Many studies have investigated if coffee is good or bad for your health. The news is pretty good!
The truth about hernias
If you have a painful bulge in your side, a doctor should definitely check it out. Learn why you shouldn't delay seeking medical attention.
5 facts about stroke
Knowing what to do in an emergency can mean a faster, fuller recovery for stroke patients.
New advice for men about PSA testing
The potential benefits are small—but enough to justify a conversation, task force says.
Sex after 65: This survey may surprise you
Findings show a gender gap in activity and satisfaction.
On the menu: New rules for revealing calories
Revised restaurant menus could reduce the average number of calories people consume by 30 to 50 per visit.
Fentanyl is becoming the biggest opioid OD problem
The opioid epidemic began with prescription painkillers, but it's changing.
9 tips for safe boating this summer
No matter how experienced you are as a boater, follow this advice.