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Health Tip: Easing Baby's Nasal Congestion November 19, 2014

Use a cool-mist humidifier

Parents Want Children in Day Care to Be Vaccinated: Poll November 18, 2014

Three-quarters said they'd pull their kids out if others weren't up to date on shots

Could Flu Raise Risk of Fatal Artery Tear? November 17, 2014

Preliminary research suggests a connection between the two

Study Shows Men Can Get Oral HPV Infection From Women November 12, 2014

Virus could put them at raised risk for throat cancers, researchers say

Whooping Cough Vaccine Seems Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds November 11, 2014

Shot helps protect newborns against potentially deadly bacteria, experts say

HPV Vaccination Rates Lowest in States With Highest Cervical Cancer Rates: Study November 11, 2014

Vaccination could prevent most cervical cancers, researcher notes

Health Tip: When to Call the Doctor About a Cold or Flu November 07, 2014

Signs they need medical attention

Newer Pneumonia Vaccine for Kids Beats Older Version: Study November 06, 2014

Almost 30 percent fewer kids under 2 hospitalized for serious lung infections

Vaccine for Hepatitis C Inches Closer to Reality November 05, 2014

First human tests looked at safety

11 Percent of U.S. Women Not Checked for Cervical Cancer in 5 Years November 05, 2014

CDC report notes that half of cases occur among women never or rarely screened

First Vaccine Approved for B Strains of Meningitis October 29, 2014

Among people aged 10 to 25

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis October 29, 2014

Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is one of leading causes of life-threatening disease

For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine: Study October 27, 2014

Fewer side effects reported with the over-the-counter pain reliever

Seniors Should Remove Dentures at Bedtime October 22, 2014

Study says sleeping with false teeth may raise risk of pneumonia

Ebola Vaccines May Be Deployed in West Africa by January, Officials Say October 21, 2014

American, Canadian vaccines both in safety trials that should be complete by December

Research Shows No Link Between Vaccinations, Risk for Multiple Sclerosis October 21, 2014

Large study finds no association, although certain shots might speed onset of existing illness

Ebola or Not? Rapid Test for the Virus Not Here Yet October 20, 2014

With flu season approaching, finding an accurate, speedy screening method will become more important

Most Kindergartners Are Getting Their Shots: CDC October 16, 2014

Still, small percentage of parents refuse vaccinations for their kids, experts note

Akynzeo Approved for Side Effects of Chemotherapy October 10, 2014

Drug helps ease nausea, vomiting

Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study October 10, 2014

Cases of antibiotic-resistant pneumonia, meningitis fell after pneumococcal shot introduced in 2010

Contact Sports Boost Spread of 'Superbug' Germs, Study Says October 09, 2014

College athletes advised to practice good hygiene, and to stop sharing towels, razors

U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC October 08, 2014

Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say

Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds October 07, 2014

Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

Scientists Aim to Improve Vaccines Against 'Bird Flu' October 07, 2014

Two studies show promising results

Officials Report First Confirmed Child Death Due to Enterovirus D68 October 06, 2014

Virus, which can cause paralysis, has spread to 43 states, CDC says

Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm October 03, 2014

And the risk of sexually transmitted infection climbs with more drinking, research suggests

42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids October 02, 2014

Health officials also investigating whether it's linked to several deaths, cases of muscle weakness, paralysis

New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks October 01, 2014

Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial October 01, 2014

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids September 29, 2014

Health officials also investigating whether germ is tied to cases of muscle weakness in 9 Colorado children

Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC September 25, 2014

Infants at highest risk for illness and death from the infection

Rabies Shots for Dogs Would Save People in Developing Countries: Study September 25, 2014

Canine saliva primary source of potentially deadly infections in Third World nations

Health Tip: Help Keep Germs at Bay September 25, 2014

Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze

29 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids September 24, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to help contain spread of Enterovirus D68

Study Suggests Why Pregnant Women Get Sicker From Flu September 22, 2014

An aggressive immune system response may worsen symptoms, researchers say

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older September 22, 2014

Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say

Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor Says September 21, 2014

Vaccination in October may give you the best chance of avoiding influenza this season

Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People September 19, 2014

Mutations to the virus might allow it to spread, researchers say.

Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart September 19, 2014

A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say

Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC September 18, 2014

Vaccine is safe, effective for those 6 months and older, experts say

Obama Calls for National Plan to Fight Antibiotic Resistance September 18, 2014

Task force created to craft a strategy to track, vanquish superbugs

New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report September 18, 2014

Latest count suggests outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread as fast as health experts had feared

12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids September 17, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds September 17, 2014

It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

Obama Steps Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa September 16, 2014

World Health Organization warns threat grows by the day

Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast September 15, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back September 15, 2014

Doctors at Nebraska hospital where Dr. Rick Sacra is being treated said he has eaten ice cream

Hog Workers May Bring Drug-Resistant Bacteria Home September 12, 2014

Almost half persistently tested positive for livestock-linked germs, small study finds

American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague September 12, 2014

The hope is antibodies in the survivor's blood will help fight the often deadly virus in the recipient

Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says September 10, 2014

Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings

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