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.
If you have vague symptoms that don’t seem to point to anything in particular, how can you get around to feeling better? Here’s what worked for me.
What masquerades as a cold may be something more serious. This mini-checkup is designed to help you distinguish between the real thing and clever dissemblers that, if they get out of hand, could actually land you in the hospital.
When you’re suffering from nasal congestion and fatigue, it can be tough to determine whether you have an ordinary cold or something more serious like the flu.
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.
Many retail outlets, like chain pharmacies, now have walk-in health clinics to convince consumers that all of their needs can be handled at one location.
When you think of vaccines, you probably immediately think about the series of shots given to young children with boosters throughout childhood.
Being over 50 increases your risk of flu-related complications. When it comes to getting vaccinated, it’s better late than never.
Which technique is best to remove a tick completely and reduce the risk of contracting a tick-transmitted illness like Lyme disease?