How To Tell If Your Symptoms Are The Flu Or Just A Cold
The flu and the common cold are nasty respiratory illnesses with some similar symptoms. Here’s how to tell the difference.
164 People Are Sick And 1 Is Dead Due To A Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Raw Turkey
Health officials are warning consumers about an ongoing, multistate outbreak of drug-resistant salmonella infections linked to raw turkey, just weeks before Thanksgiving.
An Infant’s Death Has Sparked A Heated Debate Around The "Free Birth" Movement
Women who choose to give birth without medical assistance have shut down their Facebook group, but the “free birth” community is still thriving online.
Duncan Hines Is Recalling 4 Cake Mixes Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination
Classic White, Yellow, and Confetti cake mixes are being pulled from shelves as the FDA investigates an ongoing salmonella outbreak.
Instant Noodles And Soups Send Thousands Of Kids To The ER With Burns Each Year
Instant noodles and microwavable soups may be delicious, but new research shows that they also cause serious burns in thousands of children every year.
We Asked Experts About Flu Shot Side Effects. Here's What They Had To Say.
It’s possible to have an adverse reaction to a flu shot, but it’s rare.
The CDC Never Warned Against Dressing Chickens In Halloween Costumes Due To Salmonella
Contrary to false reports, it's perfectly fine to dress your chickens in costumes this Halloween — just don't forget to wash your hands.
The FDA Approved A Fast-Acting, Single-Dose Flu Drug Just In Time For Flu Season
The antiviral drug, called Xofluza, can relieve flu symptoms, but it's not meant for everyone. Here's what you need to know.
Ellen Pompeo Offered Ovarian Cancer Advice And Real Doctors Weren't Happy About It
The actor suggested that women could ask their doctor for an ultrasound to screen for ovarian cancer during regular checkups, which goes against current medical guidelines.
He Was A Healthy 38-Year-Old. The Flu Almost Killed Him.
Charlie Hinderliter spent months in the ICU after getting influenza last winter and nearly died. Now, he wants everyone to get their flu shot.
Flea-Borne Typhus Outbreak Is Spreading In Los Angeles, Hitting The Homeless Population Hard
Flea-borne typhus, a bacterial disease that causes fevers and a rash, is reaching epidemic levels in parts of Los Angeles County.
Fertility Rates Are Dropping And The Age Of New Moms Is Rising Across The US
The total fertility rate in the US is declining — but it’s dropping faster in urban than rural areas, according to a new report.
A Child Just Died From The Flu In Florida, The First In The State This Season
The child, who had not been vaccinated, tested positive for influenza B. Health officials are urging people to get the seasonal flu vaccine.
The Percentage Of Young Children In The US Who Haven't Been Vaccinated Is On The Rise
Young children are more vulnerable and often have a higher risk of complications or death from vaccine-preventable diseases.
A Hospital Actually Made A Spotify Playlist Full Of Songs To Help You Do CPR
Most of these tracks are the same ones you'd want to jam out to with friends — seriously, I listened to the playlist while writing this article and it's full of bangers.
HPV Vaccine Gardasil Is Now Approved For Adults Ages 27 To 45
The FDA approved the expanded use of Gardasil 9, which protects against many types of HPV that cause cancer, to include adults ages 27 to 45.
6.5 Million Pounds Of Ground Beef Have Been Recalled After Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens
So far, 57 people have gotten sick in an outbreak of salmonella linked to raw beef supplied by JBS Tolleson in Arizona.
Sexual Assault And Harassment Can Impact The Physical Health Of Midlife Women, A Study Finds
Middle-aged women with a history of sexual assault or harassment have a higher risk of hypertension, insomnia, and depressive symptoms, according to new research.
The FDA Made A Surprise Visit To Juul Labs, Seizing “Over A Thousand Pages Of Documents”
The federal agency obtained documents related to the marketing of Juul during an inspection at the e-cigarette manufacturer’s headquarters last week.