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A vaccine aimed at making you immune to all types of the flu is being given to people for the first time
Researchers are testing a new influenza vaccine that could protect against various strains of the disease so people don't need a new shot every year.
Women who were 'in love' showed higher activity in their genes involved in antiviral defenses, so they had better immunity against illnesses.
The World Health Organization lists the top threats to global health in 2019. Among them are vaccine hesitation, poor health care, and climate change.
Google released its annual list of the of the most searched health questions of 2018. This year, people were most concerned about the keto diet, flu, and ALS.
A third of US parents say they’ll skip the flu shots for their kids this year — here’s why that’s not a good idea
A survey found one-third of parents aren't planning to vaccinate their kids against the flu, even though it can be serious and deadly.
If you're sick, you could spread your germs by not washing your hands correctly, not staying home from work or school, or even just talking to people.
The Food and Drug Administration just approved the first new flu treatment in nearly 20 years. The drug, Xofluza, can be used to treat the flu in people age 12 and older who have had symptoms for no more than two days.
A Florida hospital surveyed 700 US parents and found that more than half thought getting the flu shot caused the flu. But that's just not true: The flu shot contains no live viruses, so it can't make you get sick.
Cold and flu season is fast approaching, so you're likely to get a blocked nose sometime soon. But rather than endlessly blowing your nose and wasting money on tissues, there are a few techniques you can try to relieve the stuffiness.
There may be a link between the flu shot and miscarriage — but pregnant women should still get the vaccine
Last fall a preliminary study found a link between the flu shot and miscarriage. It's surprising, but it still doesn't change doctors' advice for pregnant women. Moms-to-be should still get the flu shot because the flu is deadlier in pregnant women, and because it protects babies from the flu, too.