FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Public health officials tried everything to convince Americans to get vaccinated against COVID, including giving away cash, but that wasn't enough to change hesitant minds, a new study shows.
THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- COVID-19 vaccination is associated with a small and mainly transient change in menstrual cycle length, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in BMJ Medicine.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Women may experience a small, but temporary, delay in their menstrual cycle after receiving a COVID shot, a new study finds.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- It's very frustrating to get a COVID-19 vaccine and then wind up catching the virus anyway.
"Changes following vaccination appear to be small, within the normal range of variation, and temporary."
FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There was an increase in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination per encounter for pediatric patients aged 9 to 22 years, despite a decrease in overall encounters associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a research letter published online Sept. 19 in JAMA Network Open.
FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- After nearly three years of nearly nonstop talking about viruses and vaccinations, some people might be ready to tune out.
The flu shot is a familiar October ritual like football, foliage and Halloween, and health officials are also urging people to get a COVID booster.
FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In new guidelines issued by the American College of Rheumatology, evidence-based recommendations are presented for the use of vaccinations in children and adults with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs), expanding indications for some vaccines and providing guidance on whether to hold immunosuppressive medications or delay vaccination in order to maximize vaccine immunogenicity.
TUESDAY, Sept. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Even though New York Governor Kathy Hochul recently declared polio a state emergency after samples of the virus were found in wastewater in New York City and four surrounding counties, public health experts say it's not time to push the panic button.
MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has declared a state emergency after finding evidence of continued community spread of poliovirus.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Influenza vaccination seems to have a moderate protective effect on ischemic stroke, according to a study published online Sept. 7 in Neurology.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- First-born children are more likely to be up-to-date (UTD) on vaccinations, according to a research brief published online Sept. 7 in Pediatrics.
FRIDAY, Sept. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy is not associated with an increased risk for preterm birth, small for gestational age at birth, or stillbirth, according to a study published online Aug. 17 in The BMJ.
THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Parental intent to vaccinate children against COVID-19 and perceptions of vaccine safety and effectiveness decreased during a three-month period, according to research published in the Sept. 2 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In 2021, there was an increase in receipt of some vaccinations among adolescents, according to research published in the Sept. 2 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Wendy Hasson, a pediatric intensive care physician in Oregon, knows the tragedy that can befall an unimmunized child. As the nation reeled fro…
The biggest changes to public health protocols on cruise ships since cruising restarted last summer during the pandemic are taking effect in early September.
COVID-19 may be the prominent virus of concern, but indications are the flu season could be different than what the U.S. saw the past two years.
TUESDAY, Aug. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The overall risk for myocarditis is higher after a positive severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) test than after COVID-19 vaccination, according to a study published online Aug. 22 in Circulation.
TUESDAY, Aug. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination appears to be associated with a reduction in HPV-16/18 infection prevalence among a recent birth cohort of vaccinated and unvaccinated 18- to 26-year-old women, according to a research letter published online Aug. 19 in JAMA Health Forum.
If you have a preteen, make sure he or she gets vaccinated for HPV, the Mayo Clinic says. It could prevent your child from getting cancer later in life.
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Compared with White women, Black women have increased rates of distant-stage cervical carcinoma, according to a study published online Aug. 18 in the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer.