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Zika Infection Shrinks Testicles in Mice

February 22, 2017. 3:00 PM EST. Study authors unsure if virus can harm human fertility By Dennis Thompson
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Docs More Likely to Prescribe Antibiotics If Patients Expect Them

February 17, 2017 Study found physicians might even give the drugs if they didn't suspect a bacterial infection

Is Surgery Always Needed for Kids’ Appendicitis?

February 17, 2017 Review found many with inflamed appendix were fine with antibiotics alone, but more research needed

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

Student-Athletes Don’t Have to Be Hit By Injuries

February 15, 2017 Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

Germs, Mold Found in Some Medical Pot

February 15, 2017 Man undergoing cancer treatment died from fungal infection thought to come from medicinal marijuana

Zika Lingers in Semen for Less Time Than Thought: Study

February 14, 2017 But scientists say guidelines urging abstinence, condoms for 6 months after infection should still be followed

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

Gay Men Less Likely to Have Safe Sex Now: Survey

February 13, 2017 Better treatments may translate into complacency, HIV experts say

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

Skimp on Sleep and You Just May Wind Up Sick

February 09, 2017 Study of twins showed when someone is sleep-deprived, immune system weakens

8 Ways to Help Kids Dodge Germs

February 08, 2017 Boosting your child's immune system lets them stay in cold- and flu-fighting shape

Drought May Beckon Bigger West Nile Outbreaks

February 08, 2017 Dry environment might alter how easily mosquito-borne virus is transmitted, researchers say

Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA

February 07, 2017 Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old