Health News

Could Your Child Be at Risk for Measles?
Measles may seem like an ailment from a bygone era, but new evidence suggests that many US children may still be at risk today.
Flu Season Is Here: What You Need To Know
The colder months have finally arrived, and that means it's flu season. But with a few simple steps, you can help protect yourself from catching this nasty virus.
New Flu Rx on the Horizon
Newfound support may give an experimental flu medication the boost it needs to become available for use.
Flu Vaccine Q&A
You asked, we answered! Check out this list of top questions about flu season.
How Your Flu Vaccine May Protect Those Around You
Adults who get their yearly flu vaccines may wind up protecting more than just themselves.
Why Early Flu Treatment Matters
The flu can be particularly dangerous for seniors, but early treatment with one kind of medication may help.
FDA Approves Rx for Rare Lung Disease
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Rapamune (sirolimus), to treat lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a rare, progressive lung disease that primarily affects women of childbearing age. This is the first drug approved to treat the disease.
This Vaccine Dropped Disease Rates in Kids
A new pneumococcal vaccine may be key to reducing illness in kids.
What's Behind Many Pneumonia Cases
Pneumonia is often connected to the elderly, but the youngest among us might have an increased risk.
Smoking: A Habit to Kick for Life
If you need another reason to quit smoking, keep reading. New evidence supports past findings that smokers face a raised risk for many health problems.