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Less is More for the Adult Cholera Vaccine

August 18, 2017. 2:00 PM EST. Giving just one shot instead of two may be better way to control outbreaks, researcher suggests Read article

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6 Out of 7 Teens Slip Up on Contact Lens Guidelines: CDC

August 17, 2017 Infections most common for kids who skip steps or ignore rules for sleeping, swimming

‘Herd Immunity’ May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers

August 16, 2017 But smaller future outbreaks are likely, scientists warn

Ouch! Americans Injuring Themselves Grooming Pubic Hair

August 16, 2017 Study finds cuts, burns and infections send many to doctor, some to the ER

Zika Virus Tied to Neurological Woes in Adults

August 14, 2017 35 infected people were hospitalized with such conditions in Brazil during last year's outbreak

An Expert’s Guide to Preventing Food Poisoning

August 12, 2017 Start by washing your hands and then prepare food carefully, emergency room doctor advises

Heart Risk Up if Hospitalized for Pneumonia or Sepsis

August 11, 2017 And, the increased risk lasts for at least 5 years, study finds

Number of Americans With Epilepsy at Record Level

August 10, 2017 3.4 million people live with the disorder, government researchers say

Only About One-Third of Americans Use Condoms: CDC

August 10, 2017 They aren't the best method of birth control, but they do help prevent STDs, health experts say

Rotavirus Vaccine Cut Kids’ Hospitalization, Medical Costs

August 10, 2017 Virus a common cause of diarrhea among children, study authors report

By Age 12, Poor May Show Signs of Heart Risks Ahead

August 09, 2017 Neck arteries are narrower than those of wealthier children, study says

Antibiotic Doesn’t Prevent Lung Complication After Stem Cell Transplant

August 08, 2017 Findings were so dismal that clinical trial was stopped early

Decline in Kids’ Ear Infections Linked to Pneumococcal Vaccine

August 07, 2017 The shots are effective in killing the main bacterial cause, but other germs are growing, researchers find

What Diabetics Need to Know About Over-the-Counter Meds

August 05, 2017 Many cold, cough and headache remedies contain carbs, and as much alcohol as glass of beer or wine, pharmacist says

Recent Flu Shot Shouldn’t Prevent Vaccination During Pregnancy

August 01, 2017 Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing

Zika Probably Not Spread Through Saliva: Study

August 01, 2017 Research with monkeys suggests virus isn't transmitted through kissing or sharing eating utensils