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Got the HPV Vaccine Before You Knew You Were Pregnant? Don't Worry March 29, 2017

Accidental exposure after conception isn't linked to risks for baby, researchers say

Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report March 28, 2017

Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate

Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant March 21, 2017

Rhinovirus far more worrisome in those with weakened immune systems, researchers say

Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations March 17, 2017

Protection lasts years after immunization, researchers found

Black Americans More Likely to Skip Flu Shot March 15, 2017

They're concerned about vaccine safety, study shows

Nearby Day Cares Don't Pose Health Risks to Kids: Study March 15, 2017

Strict immunization requirements kept local whooping cough rates low, researchers say

Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids March 14, 2017

Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

Chimps Can Get Ebola, Too, But Oral Vaccine May Help March 09, 2017

However, trial was halted due to new animal research laws

Disabled Kids at Higher Risk of Abuse, Study Finds March 06, 2017

Certain conditions linked to greater odds for neglect, bullying

Hospital Room Floors May Harbor 'Superbugs' March 02, 2017

But that area often overlooked when it comes to infection control, researchers say

Antiviral Flu Drugs Safe in Mid-to-Late Pregnancy: Study March 01, 2017

No higher rates of complications seen in babies when mom took these meds after 22 weeks of pregnancy

Hospital Sinks May Be Awash in 'Superbugs' February 27, 2017

Study finds drug-resistant bacteria can colonize in drains, spread to sinks and eventually reach patients

Many Americans Unaware of 'Superbug' Threat: Poll February 27, 2017

Most say they know little about antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and half think antibiotics work against viruses

Do You Need an Antibiotic? February 24, 2017

Proteins in nasal mucus might reveal if respiratory infection is caused by virus or bacteria, researchers say

Health Tip: Identifying Signs of the Common Cold February 24, 2017

Here are typical symptoms

Congressional Group Gives Bipartisan Support to Vaccine Safety February 21, 2017

Letter comes in response to President Trump's reported support for anti-vaccine groups

For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead February 17, 2017

Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises

Flu Vaccine a Pretty Good Match for Viruses This Year: CDC February 16, 2017

Overall, it has been 48 percent effective, but more severe H3N2 strain a factor in reduced coverage

Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections February 16, 2017

But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful

Does a Baby's Sex Affect Mom's Immunity During Pregnancy? February 14, 2017

Study may explain why women carrying girls might have worse symptoms of some conditions like asthma

Eczema May Leave Some Flu Shots Less Effective, Study Finds February 13, 2017

Vaccine should be given into the muscle, not the skin, research suggests

Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC February 10, 2017

Hospitalizations and deaths among kids and adults on the rise

8 Ways to Help Kids Dodge Germs February 09, 2017

Boosting your child's immune system lets them stay in cold- and flu-fighting shape

Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA February 08, 2017

Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old

U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated February 07, 2017

CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

New Flu Vaccines for Dogs Unleashed in Lab February 07, 2017

Researchers say the shots may help to protect people, too

U.S. Teens Lag on Recommended Vaccinations February 06, 2017

HPV and flu immunization rates remain well below goals, pediatricians' group says

New Zika Vaccine Candidate Provides Powerful Protection February 02, 2017

Made without live virus, only one shot was needed in mice and monkeys, researchers report

Flu Shot May Curb Respiratory Infections in People With Heart Failure February 02, 2017

Doctors should consider high-dose vaccine for those over 65, study suggests

Most U.S. Adults Support Routine Child Vaccine February 02, 2017

Survey finds 80 percent have positive view of the shot against measles, mumps and rubella

Flu Hospitalizations, Deaths Increasing: CDC January 27, 2017

But health officials still characterize the season as average

Should a Mental Disability Keep Patients Off Organ Transplant Lists? January 25, 2017

30 members of U.S. Congress request clear guidance on this ethically fraught issue

HPV Vaccine Doesn't Eliminate Need for Pap Test January 24, 2017

Women who've been immunized still need the screen every 3 to 5 years, cancer specialists say

Best Ways to Steer Clear of the Flu January 21, 2017

For starters, get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and others, infectious diseases expert says

Flu Cases Starting to Spread: CDC January 20, 2017

Illness now being reported in middle sections of the country

Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials January 19, 2017

Two-pronged approach tested on lab monkeys, guinea pigs

Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds January 19, 2017

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

Why Winter Weather Brings More Flu January 17, 2017

Cold, dry air helps the virus stay airborne long enough to cause infections, researchers say

Flu Tightens Its Hold on the Nation January 13, 2017

It's not too late to get vaccinated, CDC says

U.S. Report Cites the Good and Bad on Marijuana January 12, 2017

Pot shown to help chronic pain, chemo-related nausea and muscle spasms in multiple sclerosis, but researchers cite risks, too

The Etiquette of Achoo! January 11, 2017

Cover your sneeze to protect those around you, health experts advise

Medical Experts Alarmed at Trump's Reported Support of Vaccine Skeptic January 11, 2017

Robert Kennedy Jr. has backed widely disproved claim that childhood inoculations can cause autism

'Superbug' Infections Down 30 Percent at VA Hospitals January 06, 2017

Campaign to thwart antibiotic-resistant MRSA has made strides since 2007, study shows

Flu Season Starting to Peak January 06, 2017

More severe strain of virus circulating, but it's not too late to get vaccinated, health officials say

Vomiting Disorder on Rise in Weed-Friendly Colorado January 06, 2017

Doctors say problem may become more widespread as more states decriminalize possession of pot

Study Casts Doubt on Long-Used Morning Sickness Drug January 05, 2017

But some doctors don't think pregnant women prescribed Diclectin should worry

Is It a Cold or the Flu? Here's How to Tell December 30, 2016

Symptoms can be similar, but flu hits faster, is more likely to lead to complications

Disabled Children Face Bullying Throughout School Years December 29, 2016

More must be done to teach them how to respond to aggression, researcher says

Flu Shots Are Worth It December 28, 2016

Vaccine most important for young kids, seniors, people with chronic disease, women before and after pregnancy, expert says

U.S. Families Spend 1.5 Billion Hours Yearly on Kids With Special Health Needs December 27, 2016

Care provided by parents adds up to nearly $18 billion in lost wages, study says

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