It takes about two weeks for your body to build immunity after receiving the vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone be immunized against flu by the end of October.
In 2011, I began a professional and personal journey to understand my profession’s abandonment of our sickest patients. I had been trained as a psychiatrist at an Ivy League
You may remember the story of how my young son, Nicholas, was killed. Many people do. My wife, Maggie, and I and our two children were on vacation, traveling at night on a divided
For parents and caregivers, it can be hard to tell whether your child’s illness requires antibiotics or if there are other ways to effectively treat his or her symptoms.
Measles is caused by a virus and can lead to serious complications including pneumonia and inflammation of the brain that can do permanent damage and be deadly, especially in small children.
Women and men caught up in disasters respond differently, with women quick to take shelter or prepare to evacuate, but often struggling to persuade the men in their families to do so, research suggests.
Americans' diets are a little less sweet and a little crunchier but there's still too much sugar, white bread and artery-clogging fat, a study suggests.
An interventional cardiologist said awareness campaigns on and ensuring that residents know they would get the necessary support for heart risk factors are still the need of the times.
Such random acts of kindness have been scientifically proven to improve one's well-being and they will now be the focus of a new Kindness Institute unveiled at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).