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Anthrax Vaccine Approval Expanded November 24, 2015

Now sanctioned for adults 18 to 65 with known or suspected exposure

Ah-Choo! Sneeze 'Cloud' Quickly Covers a Room, Study Finds November 23, 2015

Videos of sneezers show droplets are of varying sizes, move at high velocity

Most First-Time Moms Plan to Follow Vaccine Schedule November 20, 2015

11 percent intend to spread out the recommended inoculations, survey finds

Person-to-Person Bird Flu Transmission Likely Happened at Chinese Hospital November 19, 2015

Previously, the spread has been limited to within families, researchers say

When Antibiotics Are Needed November 18, 2015

'Get Smart' tips from an expert to prevent their overuse

Certain Antibiotic Might Combat Children's Wheezing Episodes November 17, 2015

Kids given azithromycin were less likely to develop severe respiratory illness, study says

California Vaccine Refusers Cluster in Rich, White Areas November 12, 2015

But changes are coming to that state's 'personal belief' exemption law

SARS-like Virus in Bats Could Jump to Humans November 12, 2015

But, researchers don't know if virus could then spread from person-to-person

Kidney Transplant 'Tourism' Comes With Risks: Study November 06, 2015

Infections, complications, organ rejection more likely than in patients who get organ in own country

Vaccine for Deadly Respiratory Virus Shows Promise in Early Trial November 04, 2015

Researcher hopes to see routine RSV immunization within a decade

Childhood Whooping Cough Tied to Small Rise in Epilepsy Risk November 03, 2015

But chances of any one child getting the seizure illness remain low, one expert says

One in Five Pediatricians Drops Families Who Refuse Vaccines: Survey November 02, 2015

Experts say deep philosophical differences, concern for other young patients may explain why

Prepare Yourself for Cold, Flu Season October 29, 2015

Doctor offers tips on avoiding infection, battling illness if it strikes

Too Few Preteen Girls Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says October 29, 2015

Common sexually transmitted virus can cause multiple cancers

Statins May Dampen Protective Powers of Flu Vaccines October 29, 2015

Research suggests cholesterol-lowering meds linked to lower levels of influenza antibodies in seniors

Too Few Boys Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Study Finds October 26, 2015

This leaves them vulnerable to sexually transmitted virus, cancer

HPV-Linked Throat Cancer Responds to Reduced Chemo, Radiation: Study October 22, 2015

Lower doses also lower unwanted side effects, doctors report

Study Says Tdap Vaccine Safe During Pregnancy October 20, 2015

Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis combo shot did not appear to raise risk, even if woman had prior tetanus shot

Newborns Vulnerable to Common Staph Infections: Study October 19, 2015

As great a threat as antibiotic-resistant infections, doctors contend

It's Time for Your Flu Shot October 19, 2015

Everyone 6 months and older should be vaccinated, CDC advises

Study Links Flu Vaccine to Short-Term Drop in Stroke Risk October 16, 2015

Research only sees an association, not a cause-and-effect connection

Vaccines Rarely Cause Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions: CDC October 15, 2015

Just 33 people from 25 million immunized were affected, researchers report

Plight of NFL Player Stricken by MRSA Germ 'Extremely Unusual' October 14, 2015

Infections by the 'superbug' down significantly in recent years, CDC says

Marijuana Extract Ill-Suited for Preventing Nausea After Surgery October 13, 2015

THC study halted early because of poor results, side effects

HIV Therapy May Also Lower Risk for Hepatitis B, Study Says October 12, 2015

But researchers add that it's critical to expand vaccination base

Many Americans Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations: Study October 09, 2015

Outbreaks of measles, hepatitis A could be prevented if people were fully immunized, researchers say

1 in 8 U.S. Kids Not Protected Against Measles: Report October 08, 2015

Researchers point to lower vaccination rates in explaining the troubling trend

Flu Vaccine May Also Protect Against Pneumonia October 05, 2015

Study suggests about 57 percent of hospitalizations for flu-related pneumonia might be prevented

Colds, Flu Up Odds for Stroke in Kids, Though Risk Is Low: Study September 30, 2015

Researchers also found children who had all of their vaccinations were less vulnerable

Treating Older Patients for Pneumonia in ICU May Boost Survival, But Not Costs September 22, 2015

More liberal admission policies could benefit these patients, researchers say

Though Rare, Some Disabilities Seen Long After Newborn Heart Surgery September 21, 2015

Study authors suggest a lack of oxygen before the procedure may play a role

New Antibiotics May One Day Beat Superbugs September 18, 2015

But research is still in early stages, with testing only done on human cells in the lab

Childhood Vaccines Debate Rekindled at GOP Presidential Debate September 18, 2015

Experts say candidates' remarks about frequency of shots could stoke parents' concerns

This Year's Flu Vaccine Should Be Better Match: CDC September 17, 2015

Americans 6 months of age and older encouraged to get vaccinated

Flu Shot a Must for Moms-to-Be September 14, 2015

Getting the flu early in pregnancy doubles risk of birth defects, according to March of Dimes

Other People's Flu Vaccines Help Shield Seniors, Too: Study September 10, 2015

Reduction in sickness is even greater when older folks also get immunization

New Guidelines Call for Kids, Health Care Workers to Get Flu Shots September 08, 2015

Pediatric group pushes seasonal vaccine as essential for these groups

Siblings Now Main Source of Infants' Whooping Cough: CDC September 08, 2015

A change from past years, when Mom posed the biggest risk of infection

Zaps From Electric Device May Prevent Motion Sickness September 04, 2015

Unlike medications, this experimental therapy doesn't cause drowsiness, researchers say

Early Treatment With Flu Antivirals May Shorten Seniors' Hospital Stay September 03, 2015

Study found it also cut need for more care after discharge

Too Little Sleep May Quadruple Your Risk for Colds: Study August 31, 2015

Fewer than six hours a night linked to higher rate of illness, researchers say

Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated August 27, 2015

Health officials call the finding heartening, but worry about lingering opposition to inoculations

Flu Vaccines Offer About 6 Months of Protection, Study Finds August 26, 2015

Early fall seems to be best time for immunization, researchers say

Flu Vaccine Protects Nursing Home Residents, Study Finds August 25, 2015

Despite debate on effectiveness in elderly, it saved thousands of lives, prevented hospitalizations

Scientists Get Closer to Long-Lasting Flu Vaccine August 24, 2015

They're targeting part of a protein that attaches to all influenza subtypes

Start of School Year Calls for Vaccine Check August 21, 2015

Experts outline which ones are recommended at what ages

Women Don't Have to Suffer Through Severe Morning Sickness, Experts Say August 19, 2015

New guidelines recommend vitamin B6/antihistamine combo to quell nausea, vomiting

Synthetic MERS Vaccine Works in Animal Tests August 19, 2015

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has sickened more than 1,300, claimed nearly 400 lives since 2012

New Hope for Vaccine Against Germ That Causes 'Mono' August 13, 2015

Shot seems to work against Epstein-Barr virus in mice and monkeys, but human trials are still to come

Poorly Maintained Plumbing Often Leads to Legionnaires' Disease, CDC Says August 13, 2015

Culprits can include cooling towers, hot tubs, decorative fountains