Summer Swimming Dangers; Salt Water Cleanses; Treating Swimmer’s Ear

A scaly treatment for chronic wounds caused by diabetes and other circulatory disorders: See how fish skin is being used to help human tissue regenerate.

One couple shares how a deadly freshwater amoeba called Naegleria fowleri tragically claimed the life of their 7-year-old son — just four days after his symptoms began.

From dangerous pool bacteria to deadly lake parasites, learn the risks of summer swimming — and get crucial tips for staying safe in the water. Plus, a simple home remedy for soothing swimmer’s ear. And, detoxify your body and lose weight … with salt wate

Swimmer’s ear, an infection of the outer ear and ear canal, leads to more than 2 million doctor visits every year in America — and nearly $500 million in annual health care costs. Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears shares an easy, at-home solution to treat the...

One family raises awareness about a deadly freshwater amoeba called Naegleria fowleri that tragically claimed the life of their 7-year-old son. E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains how the amoeba is contracted, and why it can rapidly lead to death....

Can peeing in pools cause a toxic reaction? Research published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology reports that when chlorine combines with uric acid — a component of urine and sweat — it can form volatile chemical compounds that may...