Much of the Northeast is covered in a thick blanket of snow thanks to winter storm Hercules. And that means potential health hazards.
Those cat-eye contacts may make your costume, but if you buy them, you might be putting your vision at risk.
Last week, about 140 countries signed the United Nations’ Minamata Convention, a global treaty that includes a ban on mercury for cosmetics and soaps.
Consumer groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Wednesday for delaying a rule that would require new cars sold in the U.S. to have back-up cameras.
On Friday, scientists from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the results of its initial investigation into the presence of arsenic in rice, and concluded that levels of the chemical are very low and do not pose …
Bike shares are becoming a popular way to lessen the burden on public transportation and get cities to shrink their carbon footprint. But as most cyclists are noticing, you’ll have to bring your own helmet.
Medical experts share some tips on dealing with the festive explosives
Texas legislators want to require that abortions in the state be performed in ambulatory surgery centers rather than licensed doctors’ offices or clinics, but will that make them safer?
Wildfires can pose unique challenges for even well-trained firefighters, as the latest inferno in Yarnell proved.
Each year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that hundreds of thousands of acres burn across the …
Missed diagnoses out-ranked medication overdoses and surgical mistakes in causing the most patient harm.
Chemicals are commonly added to furniture, carpeting, and even electronic devices to limit the risk of fire. But at what cost?
As cheerleading becomes more competitive, too many students are getting injured