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Nearly half of sunscreens don’t meet the SPF claim on the label
Nearly half of sunscreens don’t meet the SPF claim on the label Health April 9, 2017
The sunscreen you buy might not be protecting your skin as well as you think. The Food and Drug Administration…
How to know if you’re eating ‘pink slime’
How to know if you’re eating ‘pink slime’ Health April 6, 2017
Remember the "pink slime" debacle of a few years ago? It's ready to come roaring back into the spotlight thanks…
Woman taking a hot bath
Taking a hot bath may burn as many calories as a 30-minute walk Health April 5, 2017
If you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight, you’ve probably heard about the magic number: 10,000 steps a day --…
Time to clean your phone screen: It’s dirtier than a public toilet seat
Time to clean your phone screen: It’s dirtier than a public toilet seat Mobile & Electronics April 5, 2017
Your phone is dirty. We're talking really, really dirty. So, how dirty is it? "It's unbelievable, but the facts are…
One type of gym equipment is 362 times dirtier than a toilet seat
One type of gym equipment is 362 times dirtier than a toilet seat Diet,Fitness & Wellness April 3, 2017
Most people go to the gym to live a healthier lifestyle, but nasty germs on the equipment could make you…
EpiPen recall: Some devices may fail to activate in an emergency
EpiPen recall: Some devices may fail to activate in an emergency Health April 3, 2017
Some of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr Auto-Injector products are being recalled due to a dangerous potential defect, the U.S.…
Secret ‘Medicine Ball’ drink added to Starbucks menu: Here’s the recipe
Secret ‘Medicine Ball’ drink added to Starbucks menu: Here’s the recipe Health March 30, 2017
A secret Starbucks menu item became such a hit with cold sufferers that the company just recently made it part…
Vets warn dog owners about threat of leptospirosis
Vets warn dog owners about threat of potentially deadly bacteria found in water Health March 29, 2017
Cases of a potentially deadly bacteria being reported throughout the country are prompting warnings from vets to pet owners. Leptospirosis…
Do you clean these reusable grocery bags every week? Here’s why you should
Do you clean these reusable grocery bags every week? Here’s why you should Life March 23, 2017
Many of us buy reusable grocery bags because they can be better for the environment, compared to disposable plastic bags. But…
Warning: Never mix these common household cleaners
Warning: Never mix these common household cleaners Life March 23, 2017
If you’re trying to save money, brand name household cleaners are one expense that you can easily cut from your…
Follow these 5 steps to prevent a hotel bed bug attack
Follow these 5 steps to prevent a hotel bed bug attack Travel March 23, 2017
Immediately after you check in to a hotel room, what’s the first thing you do? Taking a few minutes to…
Listeria concerns prompt large recall of frozen pizzas
Listeria concerns prompt large recall of frozen pizzas Health March 17, 2017
A California company has issued a large recall of frozen pizzas, some which were sold at select Walmart locations due…
Common painkillers increase risk of heart attack by one-third, new study finds
Common painkillers increase risk of heart attack by one-third, new study finds Health March 17, 2017
Ibuprofen is one of the most common over-the-counter pain relievers used worldwide, and researchers have long warned against its risk…
Clark on health care: We need ‘clear pricing signals’ to control costs
Clark on health care: We need ‘clear pricing signals’ to control costs Insurance March 15, 2017
The current debate about health care in our country is like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. It's plugging…
7 ways to help your child (and maybe even you!) get a better night of sleep
7 ways to help your child (and maybe even you!) get a better night of sleep Health March 13, 2017
So here we are on the first day after Daylight Saving Time and if you're dragging a little as you…
These 10 foods and ingredients are linked to nearly half of all heart-related deaths in the U.S.
These 10 foods and ingredients are linked to nearly half of all heart-related deaths in the U.S. Health March 12, 2017
Before filling your belly with a burger, fries and milkshake today, chew on this: nearly half (45%) of all heart-related…
Cancer pill could keep patients alive for more than 10 years, new study finds
Cancer pill could keep patients alive for more than 10 years, new study finds Health March 10, 2017
Before cancer drug imatinib mesylate, sold under the name Gleevec, a diagnosis for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) 'amounted to a death sentence,' according to the…
Gerber recalls toddler food due to mislabeling
Gerber recalls toddler food due to mislabeling Shopping & Retail March 10, 2017
The Gerber Products Company announced a voluntary recall Wednesday of one its toddler foods after it discovered that an ingredient…
7 ways to reduce the effects of daylight saving time
7 ways to reduce the effects of daylight saving time Health March 10, 2017
Daylight saving time starts this Sunday morning, March 12. And for many Americans, the change is a problem to lose some sleep…
6 easy ways to boost your heart health on a budget
6 easy ways to boost your heart health on a budget Money & Credit March 9, 2017
Your heart health should be a top priority, but all too often it takes a back seat to more immediate…
Popular soy nut butter brand expands recall to all of its products, including granola
Popular soy nut butter brand expands recall to all of its products, including granola Health March 8, 2017
Just days after a recall was issued for I.M. Healthy brand soy nut butter -- that has been linked to E.…
Lyme disease: What is it and how to avoid it
Lyme disease: What is it and how to avoid it Health March 8, 2017
Lyme disease is a debilitating disease that is spread through the bite of the blacklegged tick, also known as the…
Tanning beds costing millions in U.S. medical bills, study finds
Tanning beds costing millions in U.S. medical bills, study finds Health March 3, 2017
The rosy glow of indoor tanning pales in comparison to the millions of dollars in medical costs associated with tanning…
Risks of smoking-related lung disease lowered by fruits, veggies, study says
Risks of smoking-related lung disease lowered by fruits, veggies, study says Health February 27, 2017
Past and current smokers can lower the risks of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD., by eating five or…
New law would ban smoking in cars when children are present
New law would ban smoking in cars when children are present Health February 22, 2017
A bill that could stop Oklahomans from smoking with kids in the car has cleared a House committee. Read more: New study…
This simple trick will clear your stuffy nose without medicine
This simple trick will clear your stuffy nose without medicine Health February 20, 2017
It seems like everyone is coming down with a cold lately, which inevitably means a stuffy nose. Even if you’re…
Alzheimer’s disease fueled by gut bacteria, new study finds
Alzheimer’s disease fueled by gut bacteria, new study finds Health February 16, 2017
Swedish researchers have discovered a link between intestinal bacteria and Alzheimer’s disease. Read more: Could genetic tests detect Alzheimer's at an…
Doctor’s appointments: How to get the most bang for your buck
Doctor’s appointments: How to get the most bang for your buck Health February 16, 2017
Going to a doctor's appointment can be a frustrating experience. Endless waits in both the waiting and the exam rooms, and…
CVS offering free heart health screenings on Valentine’s Day
CVS offering free heart health screenings on Valentine’s Day Deals & Savings February 13, 2017
CVS really knows how to say 'I love you' on Valentine's Day! The pharmacy chain is offering free 'Know Your…
8 things you should probably clean more often
8 things you should probably clean more often Life February 12, 2017
We all have our typical cleaning routines -- but do you ever wonder how often you should really be cleaning certain things?…
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