The new guidelines reinforce the importance of routinely screening 18- and 24-month-olds for the condition, which now affects one in every 59 children.
The vaccine from Merck & Co. is approved to protect against the Zaire ebolavirus in people 18 and older.
The decision to order the new warnings is based on a review of data from numerous sources, including case reports, observational studies, human trials and animal studies.
In the 20 years since LASIK has been around, doctors in the U.S. have performed more than 19 million of these procedures. There haven't been many high-quality, long-term studies done on the outcomes, but the research that does exist finds the procedure to be safe and effective.
An unhealthy diet is one of the leading risk factors for poor health and accounts for up to 45% of all deaths from these cardiometabolic diseases, the researchers noted.
Georgia environmental officials say a warehouse operated by a medical device company near Atlanta is releasing high levels of the toxic gas ethylene oxide, a finding Gov. Brian Kemp called "highly concerning."
Instead, the appeals court sent the case back to a federal district judge in Texas to "conduct a more searching inquiry" into which parts of the health law could survive without the insurance requirement.
A nurse in the doctor's office tried twice to "flush" out the wax in each ear using a liquid-filled syringe -- a standard procedure known as aural irrigation.
More than 113,000 people nationwide are on the waiting list for a transplant, and thousands die each year while waiting for a new organ, according to the Associated Press.
Researchers followed 23,000 people in Italy for eight years and found that those who ate chili peppers at least four times a week had a 40% lower risk of death from heart attack and a more than 50% lower risk of death from stroke, CNN reported.
A decade from now, roughly half of U.S. adults will be obese -- with nearly one-quarter severely so, a new study projects.
As electronic-cigarette use has soared among America's teens, so too has the number vaping marijuana, two new reports indicate.
Six children ages 16 and younger have died from flu-related causes in Texas since the flu season began in late September as the earlier-than-usual start to the season has caught many people off guard.
Good sleep patterns can help reduce your risk of heart disease or stroke, even if you're at high genetic risk, new research shows.
The agency also plans to make it easier for drug manufacturers to import their own FDA-approved drugs that are manufactured abroad and intended for sale in other countries.
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Puppies in pet stores appear to have transmitted a dangerous, antibiotic-resistant germ that's sickened 30 people across 13 states, the CDC said.
People with depression are twice as likely to be using pot as those who aren't depressed, researchers reported in the current issue of the journal Addiction.
Patients with influenza A were about 70% less likely to also be infected with rhinovirus, a source of the common cold, than patients infected with other virus types.
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