Panel Recommends New, Better HPV Vaccine

Children and young adults should get Merck’s new HPV vaccine to prevent various forms of cancer, including cervical cancer, federal advisers said Thursday. The Gardasil 9 vaccine protects against more strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes...
Study: Hot flashes usually persist for years

Study: Hot flashes usually persist for years

Science now has an answer for midlife women wondering how long their menopausal heat waves can persist. The answer: a long time. The typical duration of frequent hot flashes and night sweats is seven years, and for some women, symptoms persist for a dozen years or...

Sushi Still Off The Menu For Pregnant Women

Despite jubilant tweets and Facebook posts to the contrary, a new study does not reverse decades of advice prohibiting pregnant women from eating sushi, experts said. The study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition said pregnant women may be able to...