Health News

Tdap During Pregnancy: Is It Safe?
Despite some past concerns, a new study found that getting the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy was not tied to an increased risk for microcephaly or structural birth defects.
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.
Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise
In an early, phase I trial, researchers think they have found an Ebola vaccine combination that could offer at least partial protection.
What You Need to Know About the HPV Vaccine
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from HPV and cervical cancer.
The 411 on Flu Vaccines
When it comes to flu vaccines, which is better: A squirt in the nose or a shot in the arm?
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
For Egg-Allergic Kids, Nasal Flu Vaccine Appears Safe
Some flu vaccines are made using eggs, raising safety concerns for many patients with egg allergies. But a new finding may help put that fear to rest.
CDC Urges Seasonal Flu Vaccination
This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week. Have you had your flu shot yet?
First Flu Vaccine with Adjuvant Approved
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Fluad, the first seasonal influenza vaccine containing an adjuvant.
WHO Calls for Sustained Measles Vaccination
The World Health Organization (WHO) released some encouraging statistics on measles vaccination last week. But this news comes with a call to action.