The updated Yellow Book has tips for safeguarding your health while traveling abroad and may be particularly helpful for students heading overseas at this time of year.
The FDA has approved a modified two-tier testing process that is anticipated to simplify the interpretation of Lyme disease test results and improve detection of Lyme disease earlier on following infection.
Outbreaks of the diarrhea-causing parasite Cryptosporidium are increasing, and 35% are linked to swimming pools and water parks.
A new analysis found that non-fasting lipid levels reflected risk for heart disease similar to fasting levels.
The first confirmed cases of deadly Ebola in Uganda are a cause for concern because the potential for it to spread in the region is high.
Using home testing devices or test strips that have not been approved by the FDA may give inaccurate results and could result in injuries.
The CDC reports that about 700 women die of pregnancy complications each year in the U.S., but most are preventable with quality care.
Despite the recent USPSTF conclusion that there is not enough evidence to recommend lead screening, several other health groups do advise screening young children and pregnant women at risk.
As measles cases mount in the U.S., health officials track outbreaks with lab tests and take measures to limit spread of the disease.
Phlebotomists and parents can use several techniques to help reduce anxiety in children when they have blood drawn for lab tests.