Health

  • The potential health risks of bagged and prepackaged lettuce

      

    Nothing really beats the convenience of prepackaged, pre-washed greens -- especially is you're cooking for a big family or don't have a whole lot of time on your hands. In fact, more...

  • Patients are 3X more likely to die at America’s worst hospitals

      

    If you choose a hospital based solely on convenience, you could be making a deadly mistake. A comprehensive new study published in the scientific journal PLOS One found that the survival rates...

  • Parents warn about mold found inside popular infant teething toy

      

    A popular teething toy for infants is susceptible to mold, according to some parents who took a closer look at the inside of the toy. Parents find mold inside popular Sophie the Giraffe...

  • 7 dirty kitchen habits you probably don't know you have

      

    If you regularly avoid these dangerous kitchen safety habits -- you're a true kitchen genius. But if you don't, you might be setting yourself or your family up for serious...

  • 7 things to avoid touching in a hotel room

      

    Guests who stay frequently at hotels accept that exposure to germs, viruses and bacteria is unavoidable. For example, fecal bacteria was found on a whopping 81% of all hotel surfaces tested by...

  • 14 ways to save on prescription drugs

      

    If you've noticed prescription drug prices increasing dramatically over the past few years -- you're not alone.  Read more: A tale of two prescriptions: Take a look at these...

  • CVS introduces generic rival to EpiPen for a fraction of the cost

      

    CVS is now selling a rival generic version of Mylan's EpiPen at about one-sixth of its price, The Associated Press reported. Read more:  A tale of two prescriptions:...

  • Do you know the new rules for loading the dishwasher?

      

      Do you hate washing dishes? Are you sick of yelling at your spouse or kids to help you with washing the dishes? Good news! Consumer Reports finally has a solution: none of you...

  • How to prevent dry, cracked hands this winter

      

    The bitter winter cold can be so hard on your skin that it may trigger a condition called hand eczema, which skin experts report affects an estimated 10% of the U.S. population. Read...

  • These national parks will offer free admission for 10 days in 2017

      

    Mark your calendar! The National Park Service is offering free admission to sites that normally charge an entrance fee during 10 days throughout 2017. Read more: 8 cheap foods that can help you...

  • Do you know what these food labels really mean?

      

    If eating better is on your list of New Year's resolutions, do you know what the labeling on the food you buy means? Here's a look at some common labels you'll see in grocery...

  • 8 cheap foods that can help you lose weight

      

    You might know the basics of eating on a budget: Cook at home as much as possible, buy foods when they're in season and buy certain items in bulk. But there seems to be this...

  • New peanut allergy guidelines: Most children should be fed peanut products

      

    For children who are allergic to peanuts, consuming the nut, even in small amounts, can have life-threatening consequences. That’s why new guidelines for parents of children with those...

  • New report: These cities have the most bed bugs

      

    A new report released Wednesday morning names Baltimore as the city with the most bed bugs in the country. The Maryland city moved up nine spots from its ranking last...

  • Cat food recall includes 9Lives, Special Kitty, EverPet products

      

    If Fluffy is looking a little sickly, this might be the reason why... Read more: Buyer beware: That new leather jacket might be made of cat or dog Cat food recall from the The J.M. Smucker...