Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about pneumonia, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Respiratory infections can sometimes lead to pneumonia, so it’s important to get a pneumonia vaccine if you’re 65 and up or have certain health conditions.
Many hospitals are cutting back on the use of powerful, risky antibiotics called fluoroquinolones, but are sending patients home with these medications.
Research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2018 suggests bacterial pneumonia is more harmful to the heart than viral pneumonia.
Older adults hospitalized just once for pneumonia may suffer functional and cognitive decline. Here’s the research.
Treatment options for pneumonia depend on which type you have.
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) changed their recommendations on how often and when to vaccinate for pneumonia and the flu, as well as which vaccines to give.