There are several strains of the virus, making it important for you to get antiviral medication right away, when flu symptoms hit. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot explains.
Larry Turner is headed for ground-zero in the battle against Ebola: the West African nation of Liberia. He’s going with the group Partners in Health. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
But The Centers for Disease Control says the lack of supply is due to a shipping delay and not an actual shortage of the vaccine. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
While more kids and pregnant women are getting their shots, most 18- to 64-year-olds don’t seem to be getting the message. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.
A new study indicates autism is much more widespread than previously thought. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says 1 in every 50 school age kids has autism—that is about 1 million children nationwide.
Doctors have been seeing an increase in flu cases, marking the earliest start to the flu season in nearly a decade.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez looks at the controversy over licensing some midwives.
Dr. Daniel Jernigan of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells WBBM Newsradio that there are two new, different strains of flu this year and that the vaccine formulated this fall should be able to keep you from getting them.
Lise Sievers is the passenger whose curious medical symptoms caused a health scare at Midway Airport. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talks with the Minnesota resident.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is issuing a reminder that if you haven’t already gotten a flu shot this season, now is the time to do it.
Cook County tops the list for the number of reported syphilis cases in the U.S. among the pool of documented counties, according to a Centers for Disease Control report out Thursday.
The HPV vaccine already is recommended for preteen girls to prevent cervical cancer, but many parents are skeptical about a new recommendation to get the vaccine for preteen boys.