The Impact of the Rotavirus Vaccine
The rotavirus vaccine helped keep hundreds of thousands of children out of the hospital, according to estimates from a new study.
How the HPV Vaccine Could Help the World
A simple vaccine could prevent cancer for hundreds of thousands of women around the world each year, according to new research.
Zika in the US: What It Means for Babies
Pregnant women in the United States may face a higher risk for Zika virus than previously thought, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Pregnancy Weight Tied to Health Effects
Gaining too much or too little weight during pregnancy may affect the baby's birth weight, risk for preterm birth and the likelihood of cesarean section (C-section) delivery, a new study found.
Traveling and the Measles Vaccine
Many United States travelers who were eligible to receive the measles vaccine didn't receive it before leaving the country, according to a new study.
First-of-Its-Kind Device Treats Birth Defect
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a first-of-its-kind medical device.
Active Kids Make Healthier Adults
Even a small increase in the number of kids who get regular exercise could help keep kids healthier into adulthood and save billions in medical costs, a new study found.
What's New: Anesthesia and Sedation Med Labels
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved label changes for anesthesia and sedation medications to be used in young children.
FDA Restricts Popular Cold and Pain Meds
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a restriction for some common pain and cough medications.
DHA Supplements for Mom May Not Help Baby
Taking DHA supplements while you're pregnant isn't likely to help your child's IQ later on, according to a new study.