Health News

The Future of Tuberculosis
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expecting the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases to increase in certain countries.
TB Turns Up in US
In 2015, the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the United States increased for the first time in 23 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Seeing your dentist on a regular basis may lower your risk of having bacterial pneumonia, according to an unpublished study presented at a conference.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.