Safety

After all the talk of terror threats, corruption, overspending and anti-gay legislation, the head of the Sochi Olympics is determined to show the world the games will be a huge success. (Photo credit should read NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP/Getty Images)

Sochi Chief: Olympic City ‘The Most Secure Venue On The Planet’

After all the talk of terror threats, corruption, overspending and anti-gay legislation, the head of the Sochi Olympics is determined to show the world the games will be a huge success.

01/29/2014

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Zebra Attack at National Zoo Blamed on Human Error

Officials with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo say a zebra attack that seriously injured a veteran zookeeper was the result of human error.

12/13/2013

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FDA Seeks Faster Warning Updates for Generic Drugs

The Food and Drug Administration is seeking a rule change to allow generic drugmakers to quickly update their warning labels with new safety information for doctors and patients.

11/08/2013

File photo of a gun. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gallup: 60 Percent Of Americans Own Guns For ‘Personal Safety’

A recent Gallup Poll found that 60 percent of Americans own guns in order to feel safe.

10/29/2013

Trick or treaters

Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

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Drowsy Driving Becoming Dangerous Problem

Drowsy drivers may cause nearly a third of all deadly car crashes according to federal statistics.

10/07/2013

Vice President Joe Biden is making a case for overhauling the nation's immigration laws. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Biden: Immigration Overhaul Is About Public Safety

Vice President Joe Biden is making a case for overhauling the nation’s immigration laws.

07/19/2013

File photo of bacteria (Photo Courtesy of Manfred Rohde, Helmholtz-Zentrum fuer Infektionsforschung (HZI)/Getty Images)

Decades-Old Question: Is Anti-Bacterial Soap Safe?

It’s a chemical that’s been in U.S. households for more than 40 years, from the body wash in your bathroom shower to the knives on your kitchen counter to the bedding in your baby’s basinet.

05/02/2013

File photo of U.S. Marines. (Photo credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Pentagon Bans 60mm Mortar Round After Deaths

A mortar shell explosion killed seven Marines and injured a half-dozen more during mountain warfare training in Nevada’s high desert, prompting the Pentagon to immediately halt the use of the weapons until an investigation can determine their safety, officials said Tuesday.

03/19/2013

An air traffic controller monitors flights (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Air Traffic Tower Closures Will Strip Safety Net

The planned shutdown of nearly 240 air traffic control towers across the country under federal budget cuts will strip away an extra layer of safety during takeoffs and landings, leaving pilots to manage the most critical stages of flight on their own.

03/15/2013

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