Health News

Meningococcal Disease and Your Teen
Teens and young adults face an increased risk for meningococcal disease. Here's everything you need to know about meningococcal disease.
Flu Rx Approved for New Use
The flu medication Xofluza (baloxavir marboxil) has been approved for a new use.
Flu Season Is Here: Your Daily Dose of Tips
Flu season is upon us. But with a few simple steps, you can help protect yourself from catching the flu.
A Vaccine for Smallpox and Monkeypox
The US Food Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new vaccine to prevent smallpox and monkeypox.
Flu Myths Debunked
Myths about the flu shot are widespread, and these misconceptions often cause people to opt out of this important vaccine. It's time to learn the truth about some common flu misconceptions.
Flu Season Is Upon Us
Flu season is almost here. But you can take steps to protect yourself from catching the flu.
Measles in the US: Still Going Strong
Health experts have said that measles was eliminated in the United States. But that may no longer be the case.
Tick Season Means Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is a well-known risk tied to tick bites, so for those living in certain areas, a tick bite can be a nerve-racking experience. But there are ways to lower your risk.
What Does Acid Reflux Have to Do with It?
Acid reflux may be the cause of your chronic cough.
US Measles Update
In 2000, health officials declared that measles had been eliminated. But that may no longer be the case in 2019.