HPV vaccine approved for people through age 45

The updated vaccine is designed to prevent cancers and disease caused by nine HPV types.

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‘Only 2 percent survive’

After Turner Syndrome stunted her growth throughout childhood, Grace Ward is finally seeing possibilities open for her.

‘It is more than a skin blemish’

A new study shows acne leads to a spike in depression, but vigilant parents can recognize signs and take steps to protect their children.

Go away, stomachaches!

Help your kiddo avoid tummy troubles—and find out when you should go to a doctor.

5 telltale kid coughs

The sound of your child's cough could help you determine if it's something simple—or something more.

With 80,000 flu deaths last season, experts urge vaccination

Prevention is key—public health officials urge Americans to get an annual flu shot, to protect both yourself and those around you.

Patient Story

She’s one of a kind

Groundbreaking research unravels a mysterious genetic mutation affecting little Marley Berthoud. And offers hope for her future.

Patient Story

‘When she’s happy, I’m happy’

When a mom can’t be home for her daughter’s birthday, caregivers on the bone marrow transplant unit help them celebrate with a purple unicorn party.

Patient Story

‘This is the good stuff’

Nine-year-old Emma, one of the few girls to have hemophilia, leads an active life with help from regular infusions.

Think you’re allergic to penicillin? Think again

Nearly 95 percent of people who report having an allergy to the antibiotic can actually tolerate it—and that’s to their advantage.

Get your (exer)game on

Make screen time pay off with this multi-pronged approach to physical activity.

Fight the sneeze—safely

An expert gives us the goods on how to best fight seasonal sniffling and the ah-choos.