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Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis are pretty great at controlling symptoms, but some can make it harder for you to fend off germs. Follow these steps to protect yourself.
Fluoroquinolones can increase the occurrence of dangerous bleeding or death from aortic dissection or aortic aneurism, according to a warning issued by the FDA.
Health experts have known for decades that certain infectious agents can be found in semen, but scientists have made discoveries that have expanded that list.
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.
Sepsis affects more than 1.5 million people in the U.S. each year. But many don’t know the signs of this deadly medical emergency.
Getting vaccinated for the flu in late summer, particularly for older adults, may mean less protection from the virus as flu season ramps up in the winter.
Ticks that cause Lyme disease were once considered an East Coast phenomenon—but now they are found throughout the United States. Here’s what to know.
Being over 50 increases your risk of flu-related complications. When it comes to getting vaccinated, it’s better late than never.