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Bye-Bye Flu Shot, Hello Patch? June 27, 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

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

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