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Is Morning Sickness a Good Thing? September 26, 2016

Women who experienced nausea, vomiting had 50 to 75 percent lower risk of pregnancy loss, study finds

New MRSA Strain Found in Denmark September 23, 2016

Researchers believe it was spread through contaminated imported poultry

Drug-Resistant Germs Thrive in America's Corroding Water Systems September 23, 2016

Bacteria found in plumbing may sicken thousands each year, study suggests

How to Protect Yourself From the Seasonal Flu September 23, 2016

The best way to stay healthy is to get vaccinated, expert advises

DNA-Based Vaccine Guards Against Zika in Monkey Study September 22, 2016

Human safety trials are already under way, researchers add

More Cancer Patients Gaining From Immune-Based Treatments September 20, 2016

These therapies help arm the body to fight off malignancy, new report explains

H1N1 'Swine Flu' Vaccine Unlikely to Raise Birth Defect Risk September 19, 2016

Swedish study finds that babies born to women who got the shot had no overall higher odds

Experimental Shingles Vaccine Looks Quite Effective: Study September 14, 2016

Found to protect about 90 percent of adults age 70 and up

Clinton: 'I Didn't Think It Was Going to Be That Big a Deal' September 13, 2016

She says she's feeling 'much better' after pneumonia diagnosis, but ignored her doctor's advice to rest

Hillary Clinton's Pneumonia: How Serious, the Prognosis September 12, 2016

Her case probably not dangerous, doctors say, with rest, antibiotics the typical treatment

Removing Part of Skull After Severe Head Injury Brings Mixed Results September 08, 2016

More patients survived, but more were in vegetative state, and little difference was seen in long-term disability

Pediatricians' Group Advises Against Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine September 06, 2016

Shot far more effective against current influenza strains, American Academy of Pediatrics says

Dengue Vaccine Could Make Disease Worse: Study September 01, 2016

World Health Organization recommends using it only in places with widespread transmission

Chickenpox Cases Down 85 Percent Since 2-Dose Vaccine Started: CDC September 01, 2016

Kids 5 to 14 had the biggest drop in illness

3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth August 31, 2016

Study finds there's lots mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term

More Parents Believe Vaccines Are Unnecessary August 29, 2016

Reasons for refusing shots have changed in recent years, U.S. pediatricians' group finds

Put Vaccines on Kids' Back-to-School List August 19, 2016

Immunizations protect against potentially devastating childhood illnesses: FDA

Texas Reports 1st U.S. Case of Zika From Travel to Another State August 16, 2016

Resident had recently visited area of Miami where mosquito-borne transmission is occurring

White House Transfers $81M to Continue Zika Vaccine Research August 12, 2016

The DNA-based shot is intended to promote an immune response to the virus

4 More Cases of Local Zika Infection Reported in Miami Area August 10, 2016

But aerial spraying has made a big dent in mosquito control, health officials say

Zika May Have Caused Death of Texas Newborn August 09, 2016

Baby had severe birth defect linked to mother's infection with the virus acquired outside U.S., officials say

Officials: Aerial Spraying Working Against Miami Mosquitoes August 05, 2016

The insects are to blame for first cases of Zika infection in U.S.

3 Zika Vaccines Effective in Monkeys August 04, 2016

Human trial set to begin this fall, researcher says

Hitting the Highway? Keep Safety in Mind August 04, 2016

Planning ahead is essential to a positive travel experience, CDC says

Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. Seniors Has Some Form of Disability August 03, 2016

But federal report finds most caregivers view their role as not a 'substantial problem'

U.S. Launches Early Trial of Zika Vaccine August 03, 2016

The DNA-based jab is intended to promote an immune response to the virus

Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients July 26, 2016

Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

Mouse Study Offers Hope for Vaccine Against Chlamydia July 21, 2016

Bacteria's ability to spread within cells was halted, researcher says

Living Past 90 Doesn't Doom You to Disease, Disability July 21, 2016

Study suggests life can be long and healthy, although good genes help a lot

Meningitis B Vaccine Falls Short of Expectations July 20, 2016

1 in 3 students didn't get immunity against outbreak strain after 2 doses of Bexsero, study finds

Cancer Experts Endorse CDC's HPV Vaccine Guidelines July 19, 2016

Boys and girls should start the shots at age 11 or 12 to prevent cancer-related virus

CDC Warns of Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Dominican Republic July 14, 2016

Report details cases of U.S. women who developed disfiguring infections after procedures there

Dodge the Jet Lag, Enjoy Your Trip July 13, 2016

Sleep specialist offers tips on ways to cope with changes in time zones

Why Being Cold Might Foster a Cold July 11, 2016

Healthy body temperature boosts ability of immune system to fight the virus, researchers say

Headed to the Pool? Protect Yourself From the Poop July 09, 2016

Bacteria and viruses can make you sick if you don't take precautions, doctor advises

HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S. July 07, 2016

Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Need for Other Meds? July 06, 2016

In states with legal pot, pain prescriptions saw the greatest drop, study found

U.S. Army, French Drugmaker to Join Forces on Zika Vaccine July 06, 2016

Sanofi Pasteur says it has produced vaccines for viruses related to Zika

Pregnancy Flu Shot Protects Newborn for 8 Weeks: Study July 05, 2016

Effectiveness drops dramatically after that

Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise July 05, 2016

Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer

2009 Swine Flu Originated in Mexico July 01, 2016

Genetic analysis pinpoints source of the pandemic influenza that killed 17,000 people

Anthrax Vaccine Shows Promise in Monkey Trial July 01, 2016

New type of shot protected animals against deadly infection

Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children June 30, 2016

Kids in study were given 3 doses, but manufacturer now says 4 doses needed

Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads June 30, 2016

Study suggests microcephaly birth defect isn't always present; cases may be underreported

Zika Infection May Give Future Immunity, Monkey Study Suggests June 28, 2016

But researchers also found evidence that pregnancy may lengthen time virus stays in body

Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible' June 28, 2016

Two candidates provided protection after just one shot; clinical trials planned for later this year

Drones Could Deliver Vaccines in Developing Countries June 24, 2016

Machines might be cheaper, quicker than current delivery methods, study suggests

CDC Panel Says FluMist Nasal Flu Vaccine Ineffective June 23, 2016

Agency advisors say the product has lost potency in kids and shouldn't be used in upcoming season

Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability June 13, 2016

Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

Certain Steroids Raise Risk for Serious Staph Infections June 09, 2016

Study finds long-term use of glucocorticoids may suppress immune system, upping odds for patients

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