Study Reveals How New Respiratory Virus Spreads
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- The new respiratory virus responsible for an ongoing outbreak in the Middle East poses a serious risk to hospitals because it is easily transmitted in health care facilities, according to a new study.
Flu Vaccine Protects Millions Annually: CDC
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- Flu shots likely prevented 13 million illnesses and more than 110,000 hospitalizations in the United States between 2005 and 2011, according to a new study.
Blood Tests May Predict COPD Flare-Ups
TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who have signs of chronic inflammation in their blood are more likely to have flare-ups of the lung disease than those who do not, a large new study shows.
Summer Camp Health Tips for Parents
SATURDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- Regular hand washing and
proper hygiene are essential to avoiding common summer-camp health
issues such as lice, pinworm and bathing-suit dermatitis, according
to a former summer camp physician.