If you are planning a beach vacation, you’ve probably wondered: Should you be worried about shark attacks? How common are they?
Is any one particular seat on a commercial airplane safer than another in a crash? Is there anything you can do to increase your odds of survival if the plane goes down?
What’s the best way to escape from a locked car trunk? Especially if you’re claustrophobic, this might be one of your nightmare scenarios.
Is swallowing gum bad for you — and does chewing gum really stay in your stomach for seven years, like some people say? Find out more here.
I see them on TV and in the movies all the time – and hanging on the walls in airports, for that matter – but how does a defibrillator work?
Every year, thousands of people and pets are exposed to Lyme disease and other diseases carried by ticks. Here’s how you can avoid being another statistic.
If you want to be safe while cycling, but want something more stylish than boring head gear, check out these cool and fashionable bike helmets.
Lupus is a complex and mysterious disorder, when the cells that are supposed to protect your body from disease assault your own healthy cells and tissues.
Always tired… tired of insomnia? Here are a few things you can try that might help you get to sleep, and to stay in dreamland all night.
Why do we eat raw fish – and is sushi really safe?
If you’re headed out of town, be sure to first find out how to avoid bed bugs by checking out these tips on what to look for – and where.
You may have heard that bananas are radioactive. Is it true, or just a myth? Find out the burning truth here.
You’re feeling pretty lousy. You’ve got sniffles, sneezing, and a sore throat. Is it a cold, flu, or allergies? Here’s a chart that can help you tell.
What are the most common things to be allergic to – and how can you find out what triggers you? Find some tips here.
What causes a bruise to form, and then why does it always change so many different colors?
Is there an easy way to find out your blood type? Yes – not only easy ways, but free ways, too! Find out more here.
Here are some of the basics about OTC pain medications that can relieve minor aches and pains from headaches, fever, colds, flu, arthritis, toothaches and cramps.
The study of yawning is anything but boring. It boasts a rich history of theories that go back to antiquity. So why do we yawn?
I’m almost afraid to ask, but what is that blue liquid stuff in the bottom of a portable toilet? If I drop something in it (ewww) is it safe to grab it out?
I read about a mom and two kids who were trapped in their car during a flash flood, and all three of them died. Is there some sinking car survival plan or procedure that could have saved them? What is the best way to get out of a car that’s in or under water?