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When approaching a new dog, always ask the owner or handler if you can pet it. (Photo: Matthias Zomer/Pexels)

Nice Doggie

Preventing and Treating Dog Bites Many of the 4.7 million dog bites that take place each year happen in the summer, when both dogs and children are outdoors and interacting more. While minor bites do not require a trip to the emergency department, it is a good idea to visit your
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Americans develop more than 50 million cases of foodborne illnesses each year. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Food Poisioning

Foodborne Illness Is Often Avoidable Each year, Americans develop more than 50 million cases of foodborne illness. While some are caused by eating out, like the recent outbreak of more than 135 cases of norovirus at the Chipotle in Sterling, Va., others originate in home
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It is hard to keep a conversation going with someone who completely turns you off. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Ultimate Turnoffs

A Turn Off Can Be a Real Deal Breaker Sometimes you date someone, and everything seems to be going okay until one day everything changes. Maybe you start to notice something about them and you just can’t put your finger on it, but it is a major turn off. If it is truly
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