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With less than a month to go before the start of the new school year, many parents are preparing to pack their children's book bags with pencils, folders and notebooks.
August is just around the corner, which means it's time for families to start making back-to-school plans.
HPV vaccination rates are low and the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention is not happy about it.
Before you take that trip out of the Country you should check with your doctor to see what if any vaccinations or medicines you might need to take to keep from getting sick on your foreign visit.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Vermont Health Department are examining the records of 854 people, ages 4 to 19, with confirmed or probable cases of pertussis from late 2011 into early 2013.
Many experts believed polio was on the verge of eradication, particularly after India, the most polio-endemic country in the world just a few short years ago, eliminated the crippling viral disease with it's last case being reported on January 13, 2011.
As kids prepare to head back to school, required immunizations are typically on the to-do list, but getting potentially lifesaving vaccines should not end when adulthood begins, says one University of Alabama at Birmingham infectious diseases expert.
A dengue fever vaccine for children will become available in no more than two years, according to the National Vaccine Institute.
Over a month ago, a photo of two snuggling dogs at the Fulton County Animal Services facility in Atlanta, Ga., went viral on the internet.
By Karen Hirsch July is almost over and that means our 'Celebrate Their Independence Day' special will be ending soon too.
Doctor's offices are starting to get booked with appointments and that's because parents are rushing to make sure their kids the vaccinations they need.
Six people in Greenwood County have been referred to health care providers for preventive treatment after being exposed to rabies, the Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Friday.
Although cervical cancers are declining in the United States and Canada, other cancers linked to human papillomavirus are increasing, a new study indicates.
Dietary changes can dramatically alter the balance of bacteria in the gut on a daily basis, according to a new study.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on contraception coverage -- as mandated under the Affordable Care Act -- could lead to a legal quagmire that might allow companies to deny insurance coverage for any medical practice that violates their religious principles, some health care experts say.
The Tennessee Department of Health, in alignment with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is issuing polio vaccination guidance for individuals planning travel to and from 10 countries where wild poliovirus, or WPV, is currently known to be a threat.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 02:46 am
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