The vaccine is being tested for safety in 5 separate clinical trials.
Despite the progress, smoking remains especially high among people living below the poverty level, those with less education and those with a physical disability.
'Health literacy' is an overall understanding of basic health information and the ability to make informed medical decisions that usually decreases with age.
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Experts say a substance abuse assessment should be required before prescriptions are written and refills should be strictly limited.
The Families Fighting Flu poll finds 45-percent of Americans are more worried about Ebola even though 20-percent of the population gets the flu each year.
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Of those whose infections were not in check only 20-percent didn't know they had HIV.
They say this year appears to be more typical and flu cases will likely peak in January or February.
The drug's manufacturer, Purdue Pharma, says the once-a-day tablet is difficult to crush, break or dissolve.
Experts say this risk can be significantly lowered with the use of sunscreen and limiting children's sun exposure.
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Half marathons are booming in popularity, and the popularity of running among women is one reason why.
No matter what type of diabetes you have type 1, type 2 or even gestational diabetes, you have to monitor your blood sugar levels carefully to avoid major health complications.
The FDA warns the Morcellators may spread microscopic cancerous tissue around the uterus.
They found lunches brought from home contained more salt and fewer servings of fruit, vegetables, milk and whole grains than cafeteria meals.
All of the patients in the study were in their early 30's and had been treated as very young children.
The AAP says misconceptions and fear about topical steroids have led to under treatment of eczema.
Fumes from the water pipes contain benzene, a toxin that's been shown to increase the risk of Leukemia.
The typing awareness indicator. It's a fancy title for that annoying gray bubble with the ellipses that pops up when someone is responding to a message. That bubble can lead to pure joy, or the ultimate letdown.
Experts say the stress that comes from a bad marriage may affect the immune system.
The study from Germany found that simply changing your gait and walking like a happy person would walk can make a person feel better.
National statistics show about 25-percent of preschool children in the US are not fully vaccinated.
Johns Hopkins researchers observed over 200 elementary school children during one lunch period.
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When you're trying to quit smoking, there are some roadblocks you need to be aware of.
Younger women were more likely to chose a mastectomy over breast conservation surgery.
A more stimulating work environment could help maintain thinking skills.
New research shows teens with earlier school start times have an increased risk of weekday car accidents.
A new AARP report reveals prices for many brand name prescription drugs skyrocketed last year.
The CDC study of nearly 140,000 people finds 1 in 3 adults binge drink or otherwise consume an excessive amount of alcohol.
Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder studied 30 adults around age 69.
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A common cold or RSV? We'll look at which babies are more at risk for the serious condition.
New technology gives surgeons a unique view of internal organs.
Dogs and cats can be beneficial to the healing process.
Data showed officers are 30 to 70 times more likely to suffer sudden cardiac death while involved in altercations, restraints or chases than when they're doing non-emergency work.
The study found men under 45 whose diets included more trans fats scored much lower on word recall tests than healthier eaters, regardless of their education or ethnicity.
Researchers found adults who followed these guidelines had lower blood pressure levels than those who did not.
Studies have shown the average person spends two to four hours a day bent over their phone especially teens and younger adults.
Health experts discussed results and explained why early detection is key in fighting Alzheimer's as well.
New study suggests daily aspirin may do nothing to stop a first heart attack, even though it may help avoid a second.
The Strep B Bacteria may sound dangerous, but it isn't. You may be carrying it right now. However, it may pose a problem for a pregnant mother.
People's circadian clocks can be changed over time but shift workers never adapt because they typically switch to a daytime schedule on their days off.
New research suggests Hispanic women who give birth five or more times may be at an increased risk of heart disease.
An estimated 28.4 million adults have diabetes and 7.9 million reported being unaware of their condition.
Experts say this is the first evidence that a drug added to statins is beneficial.
Find more info on the CDC's flu recommendations: www.flu.gov
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