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Study: Alcohol Can Boost Your Immune System

According to a new study, alcohol can boost your immune system.

12/24/2013

A nurse preapres a vaccine against whooping cough.  (credit:  Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Study: Vaccine Doesn’t Prevent People From Spreading Whooping Cough

A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn’t seem to be working as well as expected.

11/25/2013

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Study: More Higher Income Parents Opt Out Of Whooping Cough Vaccine

A surge in whooping cough cases may be linked in part to parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children.

10/21/2013

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Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind Children

More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.

10/07/2013

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Study: Cats May Be Key To HIV Vaccine

A study finds the virus that causes AIDS in cats could contain proteins to help create a vaccine for the virus that causes AIDS in humans.

10/05/2013

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Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?

Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.

09/18/2013

Health officials say the flu season is winding down, and it has killed 105 children — about the average toll. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

CDC: More Than 100 Children Died During Flu Season

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu season is winding down, and it has killed 105 children so far — about the average toll. The season started about a month earlier than usual, sparking concerns it might […]

03/22/2013