By John Ericson | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 19:19
The New York City Board of Health voted on Wednesday to approve a proposed requirement that all children under the age of 5 receive seasonal flu shots.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 16:43
Chandler Webb, 19, died about a month after receiving a standard flu shot, and his mother is certain the vaccination caused her son's death.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 10/29/2013 - 10:28
Between 2004 and 2010, among the kids killed by the flu, 35 percent had no chronic medical condition.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 09/14/2013 - 17:53
The U.S. Air Force says it won't offer free flu vaccinations to its civilian workforce this year, as the service shifts budgetary priorities due to sequestration cuts.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 08/27/2013 - 11:16
Summer colds may seem like allergies, but their severity can worsen if treated that way.
By John Ericson | Thu, 08/22/2013 - 18:15
After an unseasonably warm Australian winter, climate-related deaths are down, and the nation's funeral business is experiencing massive losses.
By Lizette Borreli | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 18:08
Good news for chocolate addicts: your sweet tooth could be used to treat the common cold and four other illnesses.
By Anoopa Singh | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 17:00
Over the past six years, flu shots have prevented many incidences of illness, hospitalization, and death.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 16:22
Contrary to what most of us believe, the summer cold is caused by exposure to viruses, not just air-conditioning.
By Nsikan Akpan | Sun, 06/16/2013 - 15:42
Latest research reveals important differences in how the new MERS coronavirus and the SARS virus from 2003 afflict patients.