- By Dana Sparks
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Tips for dining in or out safely when you have food allergies
Having a food allergy means taking precautions at mealtime. Learn about safe food handling and preparation when you're at home or away.
Medication errors: Cut your risk with these tips
Medication errors and mistakes injure many people each year. Get tips on how to protect yourself.
Acne scars: What's the best treatment?
Various procedures can improve acne scars, but no single treatment is best for everyone.
Vitamin B-12 injections for weight loss: Do they work?
A weight-loss shot sounds appealing, but there's no solid evidence that vitamin B-12 injections work.
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HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Don't believe shaving myths
Contrary to popular belief, shaving hair doesn't make it grow back thicker. And shaving doesn't affect how dark your hair is or how fast it grows. You can generally thank genetics and hormones for hair color, location, thickness and growth.
Nutrition-wise: Address addictive behaviors
Look at your lifestyle, including how much you eat and drink. If you see signs of addictive behaviors, take action to address them.