Health News

Protect Your Unborn Baby From The Flu
There are so many things to remember to do and not do when you become pregnant. High up on your to-do list should be making sure you're vaccinated against the flu.
Get Your Measles Booster With The Milk
Getting your flu shot — and nine other common vaccines — just became a bit more convenient. No need to hassle with a doctor appointment. Just drop by Walmart.
Time to Vaccinate Your Child Against Flu
September is the time to get your family ready for this year's flu season. When should children start getting vaccinated against flu?
Listen & Learn Ladies
What’s the best way to get the word out about major health issues? For certain groups, a short story on the radio can reach and educate a lot of people easily and successfully.
Whooping Cough Vaccine Needs More Oomph
Vaccines may be one of medicine's greatest inventions, but they're not perfect. Some can lose effectiveness over time, like the DTaP that protects against whooping cough.
Whack-A-Mole for HPV Vaccine
Sometimes medicine is kind of like a game of whack-a-mole. You whack down one thing, and then another pops up. Some scientists have been worried that could happen with HPV.
Ten Years of Hepatitis A Protection
While some vaccines can be given once and offer protection for life, others require booster shots and still may wear off over time.
Whooping Cough Vaccination is Important
When California had the highest number of pertussis cases in six decades in 2010, public health officials took notice. Pertussis (whooping cough) is especially dangerous for babies.
HPV Vaccines For Boys
In 2007, Australia began including the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for girls in its National Immunization Program. Now, it has expanded the program to include boys.
H1N1 Vaccine Linked to Nervous Disorder
One of the conditions known to be a risk following some flu vaccinations is the autoimmune disease Guillain-Barre syndrome.