Get your tissues ready — flu season is coming. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends getting the flu vaccine by late October.
Researchers have developed a new vaccine to make you less allergic to cats. And you're not the one who even needs to get the shot.
Health officials in Ohio urge parents to get children vaccinated against highly contagious illnesses such as measles.
Jamie Schanbaum thought she was coming down with the flu, not realizing she was in the throes of bacterial meningitis —
A mom who was raised in an anti-vax household, but vaccinated her own daughters, posted on Facebook that she's "glad" her children "don’t need to suffer."
Meningitis is one of those scary-sounding diseases you hear about, but assume you’ll never actually get. That wasn’t the case for 19-year-old Krystle Beauchamp Grindley.
The mother of a 5-month-old girl who is now Alabama’s first confirmed case of the measles is being criticized online after making comments about the “carelessness of other mothers” who didn’t get their children vaccinated.
“As a mother, my daughter was vaccinated,” says Maureen McCormick, who played Marcia Brady, in response to an old episode which portrays the virus as harmless.
Colleges can be a hotbed for germs with so many students living in close quarters. So making sure your teen knows the symptoms of certain health conditions — especially more serious ones — and what to do are crucial.