Shingrix is safer than Zostavax for people with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune illnesses. Here’s why.
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.
With these simple strategies you can increase your chances of staying healthy during cold and flu season.
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.
Most people don’t realize how dirty a smartphone can become or the types of dangerous bacteria it can carry.
We spoke with an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about Lyme disease, other tickborne illnesses, and tick bites. Here’s how to stay safe.
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.
A former cruise ship doctor explains what you can expect if you need medical care on the ocean.