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Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Your Home

Each year, more than 400 Americans die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning, more than 20,000 visit the emergency room and more than 4,000 are hospitalized. Here are ways to prevent CO poisoning in your home.

How to Help Someone Quit Smoking

Most people who quit smoking don’t do it on their own. They get a lot of help and support from friends, family and significant others. In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, here is how you can help someone in your life quit smoking.

When Gambling Becomes Addiction

Gambling is an activity that is enjoyed by many people looking for entertainment and fun. Most people who gamble will never develop a gambling problem; however, some people who gamble will find that a once innocent and harmless activity has begun to take more and more time and energy, and more of their money than they ever might have imagined. 

Frontline Supervisor: Dealing with Layoffs

Q. My organization will lose nearly 15 percent of its employees in a planned downsizing this year. Should I anticipate that productivity will be negatively affected, and if so, is there anything I can do about it? Will employees simply not care about productivity this year?

What Is Eating "Clean"?

Many of us want to make healthy eating changes but aren’t exactly sure how. One simple way is to begin eating “clean."

The Long and Short of Long-Distance Caregiving

If you are living an hour or more away from a person who needs your help, you’re a long-distance caregiver. Here are tips on how you can do more -- even when you're far away.

9 Ways to Better Remember Names

Are you bad with names? Try these helpful tips. 

Frontline Supervisor: Developing Talented Employees

Q. What traits should I look for in employees likely to become good managers someday? Are managers “born” or can people learn to become managers?

Adults Need Vaccines, Too

Vaccines are not just for kids! Regardless of age, we all need immunizations to protect against serious, and sometimes deadly, diseases. Protection from vaccines you received as a child can wear off over time, and you may be at risk for new and different diseases.

Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury — or TBI — caused by a bump, blow, jolt to the head or hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move quickly back and forth. This fast movement can cause the brain to bounce around or twist in the skull, creating chemical changes in the brain and sometimes stretching and damaging the brain cells.

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