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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

When Parents Get Vaccinated, Their Kids Do Too April 17, 2017

Flu shot study showed that healthy vaccination practices may run in the family

Flu Season All But Over in U.S. April 14, 2017

In a twist, the middle-aged were among those hardest hit, CDC says

Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study April 14, 2017

Combo therapy may also extend survival of glioblastoma patients, but more research needed

Xanax, Valium May Boost Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer's Patients April 10, 2017

Researchers suspect people may breathe saliva or food into their lungs due to fatigue from the drugs

U.S. Blood Supply Safe From Zika Virus, Officials Say April 07, 2017

They detail steps being taken to protect people who need transfusions

A Surprising Culprit Behind Celiac Disease? April 06, 2017

Study suggests harmless viruses may set stage for immune system response to the grain protein gluten

4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV April 06, 2017

But vaccine should turn the tide against virus that can cause cancer, sexual health expert says

Far Fewer Kids Are Dying Worldwide, but Gains Are Uneven April 03, 2017

While study found great progress, problems persist in South Asia and parts of Africa

Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated April 03, 2017

Researchers estimate about two-thirds of pediatric deaths could be prevented by flu shot

Vaccinating Pregnant Moms Protects Babies From Whooping Cough April 03, 2017

Benefit is dramatic for newborns who are too young to be vaccinated, researchers say

A Lonely Heart Could Worsen a Cold March 30, 2017

People who feel isolated tend to have worse symptoms, research shows

Got the HPV Vaccine Before You Knew You Were Pregnant? Don't Worry March 29, 2017

Accidental exposure after conception isn't linked to risks for baby, researchers say

Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report March 28, 2017

Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate

Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant March 21, 2017

Rhinovirus far more worrisome in those with weakened immune systems, researchers say

Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations March 17, 2017

Protection lasts years after immunization, researchers found

Black Americans More Likely to Skip Flu Shot March 15, 2017

They're concerned about vaccine safety, study shows

Nearby Day Cares Don't Pose Health Risks to Kids: Study March 15, 2017

Strict immunization requirements kept local whooping cough rates low, researchers say

Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids March 14, 2017

Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

Chimps Can Get Ebola, Too, But Oral Vaccine May Help March 09, 2017

However, trial was halted due to new animal research laws

Disabled Kids at Higher Risk of Abuse, Study Finds March 06, 2017

Certain conditions linked to greater odds for neglect, bullying

Hospital Room Floors May Harbor 'Superbugs' March 02, 2017

But that area often overlooked when it comes to infection control, researchers say

Antiviral Flu Drugs Safe in Mid-to-Late Pregnancy: Study March 01, 2017

No higher rates of complications seen in babies when mom took these meds after 22 weeks of pregnancy

Hospital Sinks May Be Awash in 'Superbugs' February 27, 2017

Study finds drug-resistant bacteria can colonize in drains, spread to sinks and eventually reach patients

Many Americans Unaware of 'Superbug' Threat: Poll February 27, 2017

Most say they know little about antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and half think antibiotics work against viruses

Do You Need an Antibiotic? February 24, 2017

Proteins in nasal mucus might reveal if respiratory infection is caused by virus or bacteria, researchers say

Health Tip: Identifying Signs of the Common Cold February 24, 2017

Here are typical symptoms

Congressional Group Gives Bipartisan Support to Vaccine Safety February 21, 2017

Letter comes in response to President Trump's reported support for anti-vaccine groups

For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead February 17, 2017

Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises

Flu Vaccine a Pretty Good Match for Viruses This Year: CDC February 16, 2017

Overall, it has been 48 percent effective, but more severe H3N2 strain a factor in reduced coverage

Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections February 16, 2017

But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful

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