Health News

Tracking Tuberculosis in US Kids
Tuberculosis is not a common disease in the US, but it does occur, even among children. So, who are those children?
Foods that Boost Brain Power
A few changes to your diet may give your brain a boost! 
Surprising Side Effects of OTC Meds
If you are using over-the-counter medications, stay aware of these fifteen common side effects.
Flu Vaccine Bonus for Babies
Receiving quality prenatal care means ensuring that you protect both yourself and your unborn child from disease. One recommendation for this is getting the flu vaccine.
Fever Possible When Multiple Vaccinations Were Given
Vaccinations are given to protect children from common ailments. A new study found that the risk of fever may increase when two of these vaccines are administered at the same time.
Four-in-One Flu Vaccine Succeeded
A universal flu vaccine to protect against all strains of the flu doesn't exist yet. But a new one does appear to protect against four flu strains at once.
Dialing Down Offense to Fight Bacteria Better
Antibiotics completely revolutionized the way medicine is practiced. But they brought a downside too — when bacteria learned to fight back.
Putting New Bronchiolitis Guidelines to the Test
New guidelines for treating certain diseases are sometimes issued to save money and improve patients' care. But doctors may need an extra push to follow them.
Treating Children's Infections More Efficiently
Often, more care is not necessarily better care. For certain conditions, such as bronchiolitis in children, extra medications or other treatments may not help recovery.
Can't Blame Shingles on a Vaccine
Sometimes one public health initiative can have unintended consequences. Could this have happened with the chickenpox vaccine and shingles?