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Rising rates of staph infections may be due in part to the huge increase in the number of people who are addicted to opioids and other drugs, says the CDC.
Could a recent study published in BMJ suggesting antibiotics prescribed in the U.K. often exceed recommended guidelines raise a red flag in the U.S. too?
Fluoroquinolones can increase the occurrence of dangerous bleeding or death from aortic dissection or aortic aneurism, according to a warning issued by the FDA.
It’s the age-old question of — sleep it out, or sweat it out? Which is the best for your body to heal?
With these simple strategies you can increase your chances of staying healthy during cold and flu season.
Making sure you’re up to date on your vaccinations before you become pregnant, and get two essential vaccines while you’re expecting.
At least 1 million people in the United States get shingles every year, a painful and often debilitating skin rash that can take weeks to resolve.
Getting an annual flu shot will cut your chances of coming down with the illness by about half. HealthCentral talked to a flu expert about this year’s vaccine.
Follow these tips to help you get well and avoid contributing to antibiotic resistance.
The flu can make you really sick very quickly. But getting an annual flu shot will cut your chances of coming down with the illness by at least half.