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Is it Safe to Drink the Water on a Plane?

Thirsty? Think twice before ordering coffee, tea, water or any drink with ice. And don’t even think about brushing your teeth in the airplane bathroom.

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Safer Sex at 50, 60, 70 and Beyond

With more people over 50 newly single, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise. Know how to protect yourself from herpes and other infections.

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Is Your Fireplace Safe?

As you light up your fireplace this winter, avert disaster by avoiding these 6 mistakes.

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How to Help Your Aging Parent Avoid Falls

6 ways to dramatically reduce the risk of falls in older adults, from adjusting medications to taking strength and balance classes.

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5 Tasty Ways to Eat More Yogurt

This creamy treat could lower your risk for Type 2 diabetes by 18 percent.

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How to Avoid a Cold: A Virus Expert Reveals What Really Works

Dramatically lower your risk of catching the common cold by following these tips for avoiding cold viruses and boosting your immunity.

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Are Your All-Season Tires Really Good Enough for Winter?

The right set of tires may be the key to keeping your car on the road — and out of a ditch — this winter.

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7 Tips for Safer Sledding

How to keep the kids in one piece when the snow falls and the hill beckons

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December Is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Here’s what you can do to help keep drunk drivers off the road.

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Lost Your Phone? Make It Worthless to a Thief

Teach your phone how to play dead and other tricks in case it’s lost or stolen.

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12 Crucial Tips for Shopping Safely Online

It’s easy to do your shopping online. From passwords to public Wi-Fi to website security, here’s what you need to know to be smart.


How to Cook a Turkey Without Serving Up a Side of Food Poisoning

5 steps for cooking a turkey safely this holiday season.

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Parents: Beware of Button Batteries

Learn about the dangers of swallowing button batteries or coin cell batteries and how to keep your child safe.

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Hidden Food Allergens: 18 Surprising Foods (and Drinks) That Have Them

Avoiding food allergy triggers can be tricky. Here are 18 surprising foods that have soy, wheat, eggs, gluten and other common allergens.

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Germ-Free Flying

How to cut your risk of a dreaded illness on your next airplane trip.