You may have heard that mistletoe can kill people – and pets. But is this little plant actually poisonous, or is that mostly hype? You may be surprised by what it can do.
Are those Halloween costume contact lenses safe – like tiger eyes or ones that make it look like you have huge pupils?
Your dentist says you need work done on your #17 tooth, which means what? Here, we have your numbers – when it comes to teeth, anyhow.
To keep your hair healthy and looking its best, a dermatologist offers these tips about shampooing, conditioning, and how to protect your hair from damage.
An itchy, painful rash from poison oak is no fun at all – and just because you never had a problem before doesn’t mean you won’t have a reaction. Find out more here!
There are about 48 million cases of food poisoning in the US each year. Here, find out the top food poisoning causes so you know when to say no.
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.