Health News

Flu on the Rise: What You Should Know
Flu activity has been on the rise, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
How Your Dentist May Prevent Pneumonia
Seeing your dentist on a regular basis may lower your risk of having bacterial pneumonia, according to an unpublished study presented at a conference.
Flublok Gets Expanded Approval
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new version of the Flublok vaccine.
Who Is (and Is Not) Getting the Flu Shot
Despite all the education about the flu vaccine, people in some groups still aren't getting the shot.
There's a New Vaccine This Flu Season
There's going to be a new player in the upcoming flu season.
Nasal Spray Vs. Standard Flu Vaccine
Researchers have been unceratin of the type of flu vaccine that is most effective at offering community protection — until now.
Got Diabetes? The Flu Vaccine May Help Your Health
Flu vaccination may lower the risk of hospital admission in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
A Way to Protect Babies from the Flu
For babies younger than 6 months, influenza vaccination has not been proven to be successful. But a new study found a different way to protect babies from the flu.
8 Top Health Questions Answered
One of the most common questions pharmacists receive is "Can I drink alcohol while taking my medication?" See what other questions made the list.
Macrolide Antibiotics: Safe for the Heart?
It was previously unknown whether macrolide antibiotics increased the risks of heart arrhythmia, a serious heart rhythm disturbance that can lead to death. New research is now bringing more clarity to this issue.