Article - 3 Minute Read
May 6, 2019
Occupational hearing loss is one of the most common workplace hazards in the U.S., so protecting your hearing at work is important. Here's how.
Medically Reviewed by Ear Nose and Throat
Categorized as: Family Health, Health Topics A-Z, Living and Wellness, Safety
Tagged with: buzzing in the ears, Center for Hearing and Communication, chemicals, deafness, decibels, ear pain, ears, hearing loss, loud noises at work, Musicians' Hearing Center, occupational hearing loss, United States, work-related hearing loss
Article - 4 Minute Read
February 8, 2015
Find out what cookware materials are safest and learn whether exposure to metals from pots and pans can increase your cancer risk.
Medically Reviewed by Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
Categorized as: Cancer Care, Living and Wellness, Safety
Tagged with: acidic foods, aluminum, cancer, cast iron, ceramic, chemicals, cookware, leaching, silicone spoons, stainless steel, wooden spoons
December 23, 2014
Sometimes laughter is the best medicine. Learn how laughter can impact your heart and overall health in a positive way during this holiday season.
Medically Reviewed by Heart and Vascular Institute
Categorized as: Heart and Vascular Health
Tagged with: blood pressure, cardiovascular health, chemicals, energy boost, heart attack, heart disease, Heart Health, Laughter, New Year's Day, stress, stroke, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
July 18, 2014
Discover the risks of BPA and learn about safe ways to use and re-use water bottles, including plastic, metal, and glass bottles.
Medically Reviewed by Pediatrics
Categorized as: Pediatrics
Tagged with: BPA, chemicals, glass, metal, plastics, recycling symbols, water bottle
May 12, 2014
Gardening provides great health benefits but can also be dangerous. Learn more about gardening, and find some safety tips to follow while gardening at home.
Medically Reviewed by Urgent Care
Categorized as: Safety
Tagged with: chemicals, ergonomics, gardening, safety, sunscreen
Article - 2 Minute Read
February 21, 2014
Learn how you can prevent chemical burns or burns from corrosive substances, and watch videos concerning other burn awareness topics.
Medically Reviewed by Trauma & Emergency Medicine
Tagged with: burn awareness, burn awareness week, chemical burns, chemicals, Jenny Ziembicki MD, trauma, UPMC Mercy Trauma and Burn Center, video