Shingles is a painful and potentially dangerous disease that typically affects older individuals. So why did I get it in my early 40's? Here, we outline shingles, what causes the disease, the vaccine that prevents it, and why it sucks.
What are the risks of head injuries and concussions in kids? What sports have the highest risks of injuries? What can parents do to decrease the risks of injuries in kids?
This post explores deodorant safety and the age at which children can use deodorants.
This post reviews the risk of talcum powder use, and provides statements from medical groups on the safety of this material.
In this introduction to e-cigarettes, we answer questions about vaping, who uses e-cigarettes, the chemicals in e-cigarettes, and potential risks.
Is it safe to drink coffee while breastfeeding? If so, how much coffee can you drink? This post explores these questions.
This post explores whether sports drinks are safe for kids. It also examines the safety of food dyes.
"GMOs" have become a stand-in for some very real concerns, but fear, anger, and distrust over "GMOs" distract us from these deeper questions.
Why do kids get so many shots? Are they necessary? Are they safe? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this post.
This post focuses on the importance of washing produce, recommended methods to wash fruits and vegetables, the safety of food wax, and whether cleaning solutions are needed to wash fruits and vegetables.