Flu Vaccine Prevents Severe Illness in Kids
Even when the flu vaccine doesn't prevent the flu altogether in kids, it may still prevent severe sickness.
FDA Changes Monoclonal Antibody Approval
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is changing the way a COVID-19 treatment can be used.
CDC Updates Mask Guidance
Health officials have made some changes to recommendations about face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CDC Warns About Rabies Linked to Bats
Health officials are warning about human rabies cases linked to bats in the United States.
Test-to-Stay Options During the Pandemic
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been making some changes to its school recommendations during the pandemic.
New Carcinogens Named
Health officials named eight new substances that are thought to be carcinogens.
How to Prevent Birth Defects
Each January, the United States observes National Birth Defects Prevention Month.
FDA Takes Action to Expand COVID Vaccine Use
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently took several actions to expand the use of one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
How to Fight Omicron
The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is tearing across the United States and driving case numbers to record highs. Here's what health officials say will fight this fast-moving variant.
Should Older People Still Get Colorectal Cancer Screenings?
Health officials say colorectal cancer screening can stop after age 75 in some cases. But could there be a benefit to continuing screening after that age?