Occasional checkups on fire alarms, cleaning supplies and furnace filters make for a home that's safe, clean and comfortable.
Frayed toothbrushes, worn pillows and aging contact lenses are among must-replace items if you value health and hygiene.
Mysterious condition typically afflicts children, resulting in paralysis and respiratory problems.
There's a happy medium between the parent who travels with bleach and the parent who lets a kid eat mud pies.
Biologists are finding an abundance of ticks with Lyme disease far beyond wooded country trails—they're popping up in your city parks.
Researchers find women 60 and older are more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke if they used antibiotics for two months or longer.
Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.
Antibiotic researchers are diving into the deep blue as they search for a new weapon against drug-resistant superbugs: fish mucus.
Scientists took a few samples from these colorful play areas and tested them in a lab. The conclusion: Well, read on.
Hand-washing and safe food handling are hallmarks of a conscientious cook who knows what's at stake in a bacteria-laden world.
The more you know about norovirus, the better your odds of avoiding this pernicious pathogen.
Beware: Bacteria lurking in your showerhead may give you a lung infection.