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I recently had to get a tetanus shot... even as a healthy adult! Here's why you would need to get a tetanus vaccine, what it's like, and symptoms of lockjaw

Got expired medication? Here's the scoop on which prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines are still safe to take -- even after the expiration date printed on the bottle -- and which ones are not safe to take. Plus, tips for safely storing and disposing of old medicine.

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If you like weird facts as much as I do, then you'll appreciate these 5 human body facts that are almost too strange to believe. Trust me, they're true!

Trying to avoid the flu this year? These flu prevention tips have kept me from getting the flu for the past 3 seasons. They'll help you too!

Dust mites are present and hiding all throughout your home. The house may look clean, but the dust mites are in the air. About 80% of the flecks you see floating in a sunbeam streaming through the window are dead skin cells... and dust mites! Here's how to avoid dust mite allergy symptoms without spending a dime.

The lesson: Whenever someone is about to sneeze in person, try to move farther than 5 feet away from them. And if you're on a plane when someone sneezes, count the number of rows between you and them. If it's less than 10, you better take some Airborne right away or some other immunity-booster!

Here are some tips for staying germ-free at home, at work, and when you travel. Many of them I either use myself, or I plan to start using real soon...

Are you a germ freak? I'm not really, but I will admit to being more aware of germs these days. I found this great germ book online, and it's on sale right now... just $4 including shipping!

Bedbugs are a one-time myth has recently been proven to be a REAL threat to people everywhere -- both in hotels and at home. Here's what to look for to determine if there are bedbugs in the bed you are sleeping in, how to treat bedbug bites, and how to prevent bedbugs in your home altogether.