Adults only get flu twice a decade on average, scientists have found, suggesting that most of the coughs and colds that keep millions of people off work every year are down to other bugs.
While parts of the country continue to suffer through winter’s wrath, others are entering an early spring, signaling the start of a different battle with another seasonal foe: allergies.
Teenagers in North Carolina who try to buy electronic cigarettes online are likely to succeed even though selling the devices to minors is illegal in the state, researchers reported on Monday.
The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix.
The world remains highly vulnerable to a possible severe flu pandemic and governments should increase surveillance, vigilance and preparedness, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
Nasal-spray flu vaccines appear to be safe for children over age two who have egg allergies or asthma, say UK researchers.
Preliminary results from the largest U.S. survey of tobacco consumption show a high number of people use multiple products, adding key data to the debate on the role of e-cigarettes in reducing...
The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. children against swine flu - fragile doses got too warm