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Essentials for surviving cold weather

Some tips to help you prepare ahead of time and keep you safe in a cold snap.

Possible pitfalls for employer health plans

Employer medical plans,  which cover most working-age folks, are changing too.

Contact lens problems lead to infections

Improper contact lens use is the major risk factor for infections of the cornea, the CDC says.

Preemies may be exposed to plasticizers

Plasticizers used in medical equipment may pose unique risks to very small babies.

Health risks of air pollution

Besides being bad for lungs, air pollution has been linked to all kinds of medical conditions.

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