Health News

HIV and the Hepatitis B Vaccine
Many people who have HIV may not receive the hepatitis B vaccine, according to a new study.
Egg Allergy? Flu Shots May Be OK
People who are allergic to eggs may not have to worry so much about getting the flu shot, according to new guidelines.
This Year's Flu Shot: What You Need to Know
You might have heard that this season's flu vaccine may not be as effective as expected, but that doesn't change the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) recommendations for vaccination.
Monitoring Zika's Effects
Many babies born with a smaller than normal head as a result of Zika virus infection may face health problems as they develop, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
HIV Risk: Don't Guess, Get a Test
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlighted a seven-month improvement in the time between HIV infection and diagnosis.
First Two-Drug HIV Combo Approved
Juluca, the first complete two-drug combination treatment for adults with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), has been approved.
GBS: A Preventable Threat to Infants
Many women around the world carry bacteria that could threaten their health and the health of their infants, according to a new study.
On the Rise: Lung Disease Deaths
In recent decades, the United States has seen an increase in deaths from chronic respiratory diseases, according to a new study.
Protect Yourself from Severe Infections
Detecting sepsis early can make all the difference.
HIV Combo Rx Found Safe for Teens
An HIV combination medication that has already been approved to reduce HIV risk in adults can safely be given to youth, according to a new study.