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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

How to Beat Jet Lag This Summer Vacation June 19, 2017

Sleep specialist offers these tips to help speed the reset

Cooking Out? Don't Forget Your Food Thermometer June 17, 2017

Keeping everything at a safe temperature will help prevent food-borne illnesses

Hospitals Get Good News About Fighting Staph Infections June 14, 2017

Resistance to key antibiotic treatments decreased -- a rarity, experts say

Could You Spot Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room? June 14, 2017

Survey finds they're a major worry for U.S. travelers, but many can't identify the annoying pests

It's a Tough Flu Season … for Dogs June 14, 2017

Humans can't catch it, but new canine virus can make your pet 'sick as a dog'

Flu Shot Falls Short More Often for Obese People: Study June 13, 2017

Immune cells that guard against the virus don't function properly, researchers say

Experimental Zika Vaccine Protects Mice Against Virus: Study June 09, 2017

Just one dose provided 100 percent protection, researcher says

Heroin Vaccine Blocks Drug High in Tests on Monkeys June 08, 2017

Researchers hope it will prove as effective in human tests and become an aid for recovering addicts

When a Divorce Turns Bitter, Kids' Immune Systems May Pay a Price June 05, 2017

More evidence that family stress in childhood might affect lifelong health

Health Tip: Get More Sleep if You Have a Cold June 02, 2017

Suggestions to help ease the misery

Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis May 26, 2017

Psoriatic arthritis causes painful joint swelling, but new medication Taltz might help

2 Doses of HPV Shot Enough to Prevent Genital Warts: Study May 24, 2017

Findings back up new CDC recommendations for kids

First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases May 22, 2017

Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers say

HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men May 18, 2017

Study finds the cervical cancer vaccine cuts infection for viruses tied to oral, head and neck cancers

Another Step Toward Ebola Protection May 18, 2017

Discovery of critical human antibodies may put scientists closer to new vaccines, treatments

Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds May 16, 2017

Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week

Is Your Child's Day Care Center Ready for Pandemic Flu? May 16, 2017

Most are not, a U.S. survey finds, despite the lessons of the 2009 'swine flu' outbreak

Many U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shots, Despite Infection Risk May 15, 2017

Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home today

'Groundbreaking Strides' Made in Zika Vaccine Research May 10, 2017

But human protection is still years away, researcher says

Health Tip: Getting Over a Stomach Virus May 10, 2017

Foods that shouldn't bother a sensitive tummy

Not All Hospitals Equal When It Comes to Pancreatic Cancer Care May 08, 2017

Academic medical centers that perform more tumor surgeries had better patient outcomes, study found

Health Tip: Stave Off Cold Symptoms for Better Sleep May 03, 2017

Suggested ways to get relief

U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine April 28, 2017

Brazil outbreak of mosquito-borne illness has officials worried, and transmission to U.S. is possible

Are Kids' Vaccines a Victim of Their Own Success? April 27, 2017

The shots have cut disease rates so low that some parents underestimate the threat, doctors say

Ick! Synthetic Mucus Could Battle Dangerous Bugs April 26, 2017

Researchers are working on lab-grown versions to control disease-causing bacteria

Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC April 25, 2017

Death certificates from drug-linked infections may not label painkillers as possible cause

Some Surprising Sources of Germs April 25, 2017

You probably use these items every day

Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs April 24, 2017

Study finds it leads to more hospitalizations than other travel-related illnesses

Young Adults With Autism Need Help Managing Money: Study April 21, 2017

Many feel unprepared to handle responsibilities such as paying bills on their own

Slimy Frog Might Be a Flu Fighter April 18, 2017

Study found sticky coating shielded mice against H1 strain, could lead to new antiviral treatments

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