Flu Vaccine May Also Protect Against Pneumonia

Study suggests about 57 percent of hospitalizations for flu-related pneumonia might be prevented

Health Highlights: Oct. 5, 2015

  • Almost 2 Million Boxes of Cheerios Recalled

  • Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Parasitic Disease Treatment Breakthroughs

  • Gene Therapy Fights Inherited Eye Disease: Company

Health Tip: Climate Can Affect Allergies

Monitor weather changes

Health Tip: Live Better With Asthma

Take prescribed medication, and create an action plan

Hispanic, Poor Children May Have Greater Risk of Losing Eye to Cancer

Study suggests disparities in care; rare disease typically uncovered during routine visits

Making Sense of the Email Avalanche

Researchers examine who responds to whom, how quickly, when and why

Move More to Prevent Heart Failure

Study suggests at least 45 minutes of daily activity necessary to lower risk by 20 percent

New Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' an Emerging Threat, CDC Says

Evidence of CRE found in seven U.S. cities monitored by researchers

Parents Can Take Steps to Help Make Homework Less Stressful

Establish a routine and review assignment directions when kids come home, expert advises

Poor, Minorities Spend More Time Waiting for Medical Care

Findings may be due to differences in health care options, researchers suggest