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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

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

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

Does a Baby's Sex Affect Mom's Immunity During Pregnancy? February 14, 2017

Study may explain why women carrying girls might have worse symptoms of some conditions like asthma

Eczema May Leave Some Flu Shots Less Effective, Study Finds February 13, 2017

Vaccine should be given into the muscle, not the skin, research suggests

Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC February 10, 2017

Hospitalizations and deaths among kids and adults on the rise

8 Ways to Help Kids Dodge Germs February 09, 2017

Boosting your child's immune system lets them stay in cold- and flu-fighting shape

Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA February 08, 2017

Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old

U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated February 07, 2017

CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

New Flu Vaccines for Dogs Unleashed in Lab February 07, 2017

Researchers say the shots may help to protect people, too

U.S. Teens Lag on Recommended Vaccinations February 06, 2017

HPV and flu immunization rates remain well below goals, pediatricians' group says

New Zika Vaccine Candidate Provides Powerful Protection February 02, 2017

Made without live virus, only one shot was needed in mice and monkeys, researchers report

Flu Shot May Curb Respiratory Infections in People With Heart Failure February 02, 2017

Doctors should consider high-dose vaccine for those over 65, study suggests

Most U.S. Adults Support Routine Child Vaccine February 02, 2017

Survey finds 80 percent have positive view of the shot against measles, mumps and rubella

Flu Hospitalizations, Deaths Increasing: CDC January 27, 2017

But health officials still characterize the season as average

Flu Cases Starting to Spread: CDC January 20, 2017

Illness now being reported in middle sections of the country

Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials January 19, 2017

Two-pronged approach tested on lab monkeys, guinea pigs

Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds January 19, 2017

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

Flu Tightens Its Hold on the Nation January 13, 2017

It's not too late to get vaccinated, CDC says

Medical Experts Alarmed at Trump's Reported Support of Vaccine Skeptic January 11, 2017

Robert Kennedy Jr. has backed widely disproved claim that childhood inoculations can cause autism

Flu Season Starting to Peak January 06, 2017

More severe strain of virus circulating, but it's not too late to get vaccinated, health officials say

Flu Shots Are Worth It December 28, 2016

Vaccine most important for young kids, seniors, people with chronic disease, women before and after pregnancy, expert says

There's Still Time for Your Flu Shot December 23, 2016

Infections tend to spike up during and right after holiday season, CDC says

Ebola Vaccine Appears Very Effective in Trial December 23, 2016

Drug manufacturer says it will seek regulatory approval by end of 2017

Health Tip: Getting Your Child Vaccinated December 22, 2016

Distractions can help prevent pain

Mumps Cases Hit 10-Year High in U.S. December 21, 2016

Contagious virus, which can cause complications, can be prevented by vaccine, specialist says

How Is the HPV Vaccine Perceived on Twitter? December 16, 2016

Researchers find that positive messages prevail

Flu Season's Starting to Rear Its Head December 16, 2016

It's not too late to get your flu shot, health officials say

Lab Vaccine Shields Mice Against Zika Virus December 14, 2016

Chinese researchers may be one step closer to a defense against the mosquito-borne infection

Just 40 Percent of Americans Vaccinated for Flu This Season December 12, 2016

CDC urges everyone to get a shot, especially children, pregnant women and folks over 50

How to Ease the Pain of Infant Vaccinations December 12, 2016

Three-pronged approach includes anesthetic cream, researchers say

More Pregnant Women Getting Flu Shot, But Improvement Needed December 08, 2016

All U.S. women should get the vaccine in pregnancy, but only about half do now, researchers say

Therapeutic Vaccine Shows 'Game-Changing' Promise Against a Leukemia December 07, 2016

Made by combining immune cells, cancer cells, it's kept some study patients in remission for nearly 5 years

2 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effective for Younger Teens November 22, 2016

Global study supports revised regimen for those under 15

U.S. Death Toll From Infectious Diseases Unchanged: Study November 22, 2016

Although new threats have emerged, the number of people dying from infections has stayed relatively stable

Are You Ready for Flu Season? November 18, 2016

Get your flu shot now, health officials urge

FDA Scientists Develop Mouse Model for Zika Research November 18, 2016

Researchers hope strain of mice will help speed development of vaccines, treatments

Your Birth Year Might Help Shield You From Bird Flu Strains November 10, 2016

A child's first flu infection appears to affect which new viruses they'll be protected against in the future

Drug Combo Shows Early Promise for Remission of HIV November 10, 2016

Monkey study produces 'one-two punch' that combines an HIV vaccine and an immune-stimulating drug

DNA-Based Vaccine Protects Against Zika in Animal Study November 10, 2016

Results are encouraging and human trials are underway, researchers say

Routine School Vaccine Requirements Raise HPV Shot Rates, Too November 08, 2016

There may be a 'spillover' effect when kids get other mandated immunizations, study finds

Injections Might Help Prevent Genital Herpes Transmission for Months: Study November 03, 2016

Three-shot regimen seems to control lesions as effectively as daily pills, but wider trials needed

Anal Cancer Rates Rising in Many Parts of the World November 02, 2016

HPV vaccine, safe sex practices would help reverse trend, cancer specialists say

Common Vaccine Safe for Mother, Fetus November 01, 2016

Finding should reassure women who get Tdap shot to help protect their infant against whooping cough

Why You Need a Flu Shot Now November 01, 2016

If you do develop influenza, vaccination can soften the blow, doctors say

Deadly Measles Complication May Be More Common Than Believed October 28, 2016

One more reason to get your child vaccinated against the disease, infection experts say

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