Health officials recommend adults 50 and older get a new, more effective vaccine for shingles called Shingrix. But it's been in such high demand nationwide that it's caused a shortage for many pharmacies.
The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention released data showing that doctors diagnosed more than 2 million people with syphilis, gonorrhea or chlamydia in 2016. That's a record high in the United States.
Salmonella causes about 1.2 million illnesses and 450 deaths in the U.S. every year, according to the CDC. The bacteria is typically transmitted through contaminated food, but some simple preventative measures can keep you from getting sick.
Alexa Vidal Prieto, a 3-year-old Cuban girl who had to have her legs amputated after contracting an infection at a hospital in Havana, arrived at the Miami International Airport on Thursday, June 21, 2018.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. The HPV vaccine, when administered to boys and girls, can prevent transmission of the virus and reduce the risk of related cancers.
Linezka Torres took her four-month-old son, Lucas Navarro, to Nicklaus Children's Hospital with the flu. Three months later, Lucas went home with brain damage after a nurse removed the boy's breathing tube while giving him a bath at the hospital,
Wheat has been used for thousands of years as the foundation of our diet. But many Americans have a condition called celiac disease, which is an intolerance to wheat, barley and rye. Its symptoms can be subtle, but if you don't stick to a gluten-f
Dr. Robert Marx, chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery for the University of Miami Health System, at a press conference discussing the removal of a 10-pound tumor on the face of Emanuel Zayas, 14, as his parents Melvis Vizaino and Noel Zayas lis
Under the new guidelines, the number of adults with high blood pressure will rise to 103 million from 72 million. Hypertension is the leading cause of heart disease and heart-related deaths in the U.S. and worldwide.
The window for enrollment and renewal for marketplace coverage was Nov. 1-Dec. 15, but most Florida residents qualify for an extension to Dec. 31 due to Hurricane Irma. Here are tips on how to stay covered.