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Tamiflu Cuts 1 Day Off Average Flu Bout, Study Finds January 30, 2015

Researchers reviewed collected data on the influenza medication

More Measles Cases Seen in January Than in Typical Year: CDC January 30, 2015

Spread driven largely by outbreak that started at Disney theme parks in California in December

Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC January 29, 2015

Some areas are starting to see a decline in infections, official says

Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles January 29, 2015

Latest infection tally on outbreak that originated in California now stands at 95

Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe, Triggers Immune Response, U.K. Study Finds January 28, 2015

Early trial findings echo those from a smaller U.S. study

U.S. Measles Outbreak Now Numbers 87 Cases January 28, 2015

Officials say most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease

Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk January 27, 2015

But study found overall rate was under 4 percent

New Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine Approved January 26, 2015

Bexsero prevents deadly infection of spinal cord lining

78 People Now Infected in U.S. Measles Outbreak January 26, 2015

Most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease, officials say

Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds January 23, 2015

Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12

California Measles Outbreak Shows How Quickly Disease Can Resurface in U.S. January 22, 2015

More parents refusing to have their kids vaccinated against highly contagious illness, experts note

Health Tip: Could You Have the Flu? January 22, 2015

Here are possible symptoms

Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years: Study January 20, 2015

Findings underscore value of preventive vaccines

Vaccine Opponents Often Cluster in Communities January 19, 2015

California study found certain areas have high numbers of parents who forgo immunizing kids

Only 23 Percent Protection From This Year's Flu Vaccine January 15, 2015

CDC urges early antiviral treatment if symptoms appear

Vaccination Can Cut Rates of Common Infection in Infants January 13, 2015

Rotavirus triggers potentially dangerous diarrhea, vomiting, experts say

Tips for Steering Clear of Flu January 09, 2015

It's not too late to get vaccinated, doctors stress

Bad Flu Season Continues to Take Toll, Especially Among the Young and Old January 09, 2015

Not too late to get a flu shot, health officials say; antiviral meds strongly recommended

Long-Term Study Finds Measles Vaccines Safe January 07, 2015

Research included more than a half-million vaccine doses in 1- or 2-year-olds

New Antibiotic May Combat Resistant Bacteria January 07, 2015

Teixobactin shows promise in early experiments, researchers say

Psoriasis Costs Americans Up to $135 Billion Annually, Study Finds January 07, 2015

Much of the expense is for indirect effects, such as time lost from work, experts say

ICU Infections Among Elderly Tied to Higher Death Rates After Discharge January 06, 2015

Intravenous line infections and ventilator-related pneumonia among most common problems, study says

Study: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis January 06, 2015

Researchers say findings provide more evidence supporting safety of the cervical cancer inoculation

Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says January 05, 2015

43 states reporting widespread influenza activity and 21 child deaths

FDA Shares Advice to Avoid Colds and Flu January 02, 2015

Influenza virus is spread by sneezing, talking and touching contaminated surfaces

Drug to Treat Serious Infections May Harm Kids' Kidneys, Study Says December 30, 2014

The higher the dose of vancomycin, the greater the risk, researchers found

Flu Now Epidemic in U.S., With 15 Child Deaths Reported December 30, 2014

But it's too early to know if this year's strain is more severe than usual, CDC says

Health Tip: Taking Care of Someone With Flu December 30, 2014

Suggestions to keep yourself well

Vaccine for Deer Against 'Mad Cow'-Like Illness Shows Promise December 21, 2014

Might be useful for livestock and even people, researchers say

Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Report December 18, 2014

Ebola, mumps, other illnesses suggest public health systems need strengthening, researchers say

Arriving Now at Gate 42: Measles December 18, 2014

CDC report of transmission in U.S. air terminal shows how easily the virus can spread

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC December 18, 2014

But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection

Frail Elderly Might Benefit From High-Dose Flu Shot December 18, 2014

Ramped-up vaccine elicits greater immune response, study finds

'Kids' Diseases' Now Hitting Adults December 16, 2014

Doctors explain reasons behind surge in cases of chicken pox, mumps, whooping cough and the like

Vaccinating Schoolkids Cuts Flu in Communities: Study December 15, 2014

Infection rate went down among other population segments, such as preschoolers and adults

Scientists Find Gene They Say Affects Flu Shot Response December 11, 2014

Discovery could lead to way to boost immune response to vaccine, researchers suggest

Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot December 11, 2014

Health officials cite reports on the vaccine's potentially limited effectiveness

Gardasil Approved for Additional Types of HPV December 10, 2014

Virus can lead to cervical cancer

Some NFL Players Use Unproven Stem Cell Therapies: Report December 08, 2014

New treatments may not work, or may have unknown risks, expert says

Public Restrooms No Germier Than Your Home, Study Finds December 05, 2014

But you should still wash your hands, experts caution

California Infants Hit Hard by Whooping Cough Epidemic: Report December 04, 2014

Health care providers urged to recommend vaccine to pregnant women, to protect their babies

Flu Shot May Offer Less Protection This Winter: CDC December 04, 2014

Vaccine not a good match for mutated strains circulating now, officials say

Kids Who Were Preemies More Vulnerable to Flu Complications: Study December 04, 2014

Current guidelines don't identify them as a high-risk group, but they should, researchers say

40 Percent of Seniors Report Having a Disability December 02, 2014

U.S. government analysis also found 15 percent had three or more problems

Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial December 02, 2014

Injection boosted immune response, seemed to slow spread in those with advanced disease

The Salk Polio Vaccine: 'Greatest Public Health Experiment in History' December 02, 2014

Almost 2 million American kids stuck out their arms for an unheard-of test as Jonas Salk set out to prove his vaccine worked

A Lasting Legacy of Science December 02, 2014

Salk trial set the stage for U.S. government oversight of drug manufacturing -- and testing

The Salk Polio Vaccine: A Medical Miracle Turns 60 December 01, 2014

The crippling disease was the scourge of the early 20th century, until Dr. Jonas Salk created a life-saving shield

Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises November 26, 2014

Drugs carry serious risks, and most infants, toddlers recover with rest and extra care

Early Trial Promising for Ebola Vaccine November 26, 2014

Injections appear safe, but one expert is betting on a different approach

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