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The wrong habits in the kitchen could mean putting you and your family at greater risk for food-borne illness.
Older mothers are less likely to scold or punish their young children, and those children tend to have fewer behavioral, social and emotional problems, a new study suggests.
Loss of smell even in your 40s and 50s is linked to an earlier death -- and dementia isn't the culprit, a new study suggests.
Fungal nail infections, though unsightly, are generally painless and can often be prevented, a skin and nail specialist says.
If you've got a family history of colon or rectal cancers, you probably need to start screening for these conditions before you turn 50, a cancer expert says.
Whether it's a child, a strange noise plain or insomnia that wakes you up at night, it can be difficult to get back to sleep.
Underscoring the link between brain development and touch, new research suggests premature babies face a disadvantage compared to their full-term peers in their brain's sensitivity to gentle touch.
America's weight problem extends to its pets, with a majority of cats and dogs dangerously overweight, a federal government veterinarian warns.
Most people don't worry about high cholesterol until they become adults, but the truth is that cholesterol can be a problem in childhood.
Preschoolers who get too little sleep may be more likely to have trouble paying attention, controlling their emotions and processing information later in childhood, a new study suggests.