What is already known about this topic? Currently, the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) (PCV13) and the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23) are recommended for U.S. adults. Recommendations vary by […]
It’s time to order you free COVID-19 tests. Key things to remember is: If you are symptomatic, and your rapid test is negative you should follow it up with a […]
Don’t risk taking body fluids, bacteria or viruses home anymore. VESTEX is the company to go to. They are approved by the FDA and work the way advertise. They are […]
Some COVID-19 rapid antigen home test kits are much easier to use than others, according to an analysis by ECRI, an independent, nonprofit patient safety organization. ECRI evaluated seven rapid […]
Counterfeit respirators are products that are falsely marketed and sold as being NIOSH-approved and may not be capable of providing appropriate respiratory protection to workers. When NIOSH becomes aware of counterfeit […]
The 2013 Tips From Former Smokers campaign is a continuation of last year’s very successful campaign. It was developed to share stories from real people about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke.
As children enter their pre-teen years, their world becomes an exciting place of new experiences and newfound freedoms. But adults know that adolescence also brings new risks and potential dangers, and parents can’t be there every minute.
The truth about methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) may surprise you. MRSA is a type of bacteria that causes skin and other kinds of infections.
You′ve done your homework, researching and interviewing to find the best care for your child, but is your caregiver—nanny, babysitter, daycare worker or family member—protected against the flu.
Worldwide, more than 300,000 babies are born every year with neural tube defects (NTDs), which include spina bifida and anencephaly, a birth defect of the brain.
Turtles are colorful and cute and are often kept as pets. However, many people don’t know that turtles and other reptiles like snakes and lizards can carry harmful germs that can make people very sick.
In the United States, every 15 minutes a baby is born with a congenital heart defect, the most common type of birth defect in this country.
As parents and kids get ready to head back to school, it’s a great time for parents to update your child’s vaccine records.
It’s important to take care of your eyes. Poor vision makes it harder to read, drive, and cook. The good news: Many eye problems and diseases can be treated if caught early. To make sure you keep seeing clearly, get a comprehensive dilated eye exam.
Every year, one in three adults over age 64 falls. Thousands of older adults die from fall injuries every year and about two million are treated for nonfatal fall injuries in emergency departments. But simple home modifications and exercises that impro…