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vaccine

On flu vaccine, generations collide

About 1 in 3 adults do not plan to get a flu shot—and many underestimate the deadliness of the disease.

A cure for kitty—and caretaker?

A new vaccine for cats could one day help humans who suffer from feline allergies.

CDC: Hepatitis A infections soaring

Drug abuse and homelessness create conditions that led to a jump in cases.

7 shingles facts you need to know

Expert says it's time to get serious about shingles, the adult chickenpox with potentially long-term effects.

Flu shot hits the mark

This year's dose is about 50 percent effective against the predominant flu strain, vastly outperforming last year's formulation.

Goodbye ‘gluten-free’?

Celiac disease vaccine may make it possible.

9 ways to make your vacation foolproof

Before you kick back and relax, check out these tips for staying healthy on your next trip.

HPV vaccine approved for people through age 45

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

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.

New one-dose flu drug shows promise

Study: Baloxavir resolves symptoms as quickly, effectively and safely as current options.

Kids may roll up their sleeves—again

An optional third dose of the MMR vaccine may give a necessary immunity boost to kids.

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