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When a Cold or Flu Strikes a Family Member September 21, 2017

How to keep everyone else healthy

Fighting HIV on Multiple Fronts Might Lead to Vaccine September 20, 2017

Combination strategy fully protects lab monkeys, studies find

Kids' Colds Linked to Asthma, Lung Problems Later September 19, 2017

But research is too early to confirm a cause-and-effect link

Could Swine Flu Be Linked to Type 1 Diabetes? September 14, 2017

Study suggests Norwegians hit by H1N1 flu pandemic more likely to develop the autoimmune disease

New Guideline Aims to Help Doctors Diagnose Head, Neck Masses September 12, 2017

Lumps may signal infection or a cancer caused by a sexually transmitted virus

HPV Test Alone OK for Cervical Cancer Screening Over 30: Expert Panel September 12, 2017

New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years

8 Ways College Women Can Protect Their Health September 11, 2017

Awareness and follow-up are keys to avoiding gynecologic problems, expert advises

Vaccine Campaign in Poor Countries to Save 20 Million Lives September 08, 2017

Program will also save $350 billion in health care costs by 2020, study says

Guinea Pigs Harbor a Hidden Health Hazard September 08, 2017

Three Europeans were hospitalized due to infections from these pets

HPV Vaccine May Even Protect Women Who Never Got It September 08, 2017

'Herd immunity' effect shows U.S. females now less likely to contract the cancer-causing virus

Put Flu Shot on the Back-to-School Checklist September 06, 2017

By late October is best, says American Academy of Pediatrics

White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics September 05, 2017

Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs

Nasal Flu Vaccine's Demise May Mean Fewer Immunized Kids September 01, 2017

Overall child immunization rates fell after CDC advised against the inhaled form, study shows

Health Tip: Getting the HPV Vaccine August 30, 2017

Who should get it, and at what age

Vaccination 101: Make Sure Kids Are Up to Date August 28, 2017

Classrooms, locker rooms and dormitories are breeding grounds for bacteria and viruses, expert says

Hep B Vaccine Should Be Given Sooner: Pediatricians Group August 28, 2017

Shot should come within 24 hours of delivery, and not at first checkup

Serious Reactions to Vaccines Rarely Recur: Review August 28, 2017

Findings add to evidence of safety of childhood immunizations, pediatricians say

More U.S. Teens Getting Vaccinated Against HPV August 24, 2017

But rates still lagging against the cancer-causing virus that's caused by sexual contact, CDC says

Have Fun at the Fair, But Don't Pet the Pigs August 23, 2017

Vet reminds fair-goers these animals can transmit swine flu

Travel Tips for Contact Lens Wearers August 19, 2017

With an eye to safety, you can avoid vacation pitfalls

Less is More for the Adult Cholera Vaccine August 18, 2017

Giving just one shot instead of two may be better way to control outbreaks, researcher suggests

Anti-Vaccine Family Members, Friends Spur Many Moms to Delay Baby's Shots August 18, 2017

Study found even if pregnant women later hear better info from docs, they may still wait on immunizations

Health Tip: Flu Season is Around the Corner August 18, 2017

Learn to recognize symptoms

'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers August 17, 2017

But smaller future outbreaks are likely, scientists warn

Heart Risk Up if Hospitalized for Pneumonia or Sepsis August 11, 2017

And, the increased risk lasts for at least 5 years, study finds

Rotavirus Vaccine Cut Kids' Hospitalization, Medical Costs August 10, 2017

Virus a common cause of diarrhea among children, study authors report

Decline in Kids' Ear Infections Linked to Pneumococcal Vaccine August 07, 2017

The shots are effective in killing the main bacterial cause, but other germs are growing, researchers find

What Diabetics Need to Know About Over-the-Counter Meds August 07, 2017

Many cold, cough and headache remedies contain carbs, and as much alcohol as glass of beer or wine, pharmacist says

Recent Flu Shot Shouldn't Prevent Vaccination During Pregnancy August 01, 2017

Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing

Time to Catch Up on Reading, Writing … and Routine Shots July 26, 2017

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up-to-date on their vaccines

Just a Few Vaccine Refusers Could Endanger Many July 24, 2017

A 5 percent drop in coverage could trigger a tripling of measles cases in young kids, study finds

Cows May Offer Clues to an AIDS Vaccine July 21, 2017

Their rapid reaction to immunization makes them potential guinea pigs, study suggests

High-Dose Flu Shot May Help Nursing Home Residents Avoid Hospital July 21, 2017

Rates of all-cause admission were significantly lower for elderly who got the stronger vaccine, study found

Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC July 20, 2017

15 countries have reported outbreaks so far this year

Reducing Repeat Hospitalizations Doesn't Harm Patients: Study July 18, 2017

Obamacare guidelines may mean better follow-up after discharge, researchers suggest

High-Dose Vitamin D May Not Curb Kids' Colds July 18, 2017

Study seems to dispel a common myth around the daily supplement, researchers say

Parents, Get Your Teens Their Vaccines! July 17, 2017

More than 1 in 3 don't know when their teen's next shot is due, survey finds

Experimental Vaccines Might Shield Fetus From Zika July 13, 2017

A mouse study shows the vaccines protected unborn baby mice from the virus

Taking the Stairs May Soon Get Easier July 12, 2017

New high-tech steps 'recycle' climbers' energy, making the ascent less tough, inventors say

Malaria Drug Protected Mouse Fetus From Zika: Study July 11, 2017

More research is needed on effects in primates and humans, researcher says

New Hope in Search for Vaccine Against Gonorrhea July 11, 2017

Study shows that routine meningitis shot may offer at least some protection

Keep Legionnaire's Disease From Spoiling Your Vacation July 07, 2017

It's prime season for outbreaks of the infection, which is often linked to hotels, cruise ships

Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports July 06, 2017

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

Managing Motion Sickness June 30, 2017

You may never love some pursuits, like flying, but you might learn to tolerate them

Catheters Often to Blame for Blood Infections After Dialysis June 30, 2017

Study included almost all outpatient dialysis centers in the United States

Antibiotics Improve Treatment of Skin Abscesses June 29, 2017

Drainage alone resulted in worse recovery rates, study finds

Bye-Bye Flu Shot, Hello Patch? June 28, 2017

Early results look promising for dissolvable microneedle vaccine

Immunizations for High Flyin' Travelers June 26, 2017

Don't leave home without them

Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke June 21, 2017

International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

Vaccine Curbs High Cholesterol in Mice June 20, 2017

Cardiologists call the results 'exciting,' but stress that only research in humans can confirm the findings

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