Seasonal Health News
Hip Fracture, Cardiovascular Disease Linked
A diagnosis of cardiovascular disease significantly increases the risk of future hip fracture, and there may be a genetic predisposition to both conditions, a new study shows.
Dog Flu: Symptoms, Contagion, Treatments, Vaccine, and More
WebMD discusses the flu virus in dogs, what causes it, and how to treat symptoms.
2/3 of Heart Failure Patients Don't Get Major Drug
More than two-thirds of patients hospitalized with serious heart failure aren't prescribed an aldosterone antagonist, a recommended therapy that increases the odds of survival.
Gum Disease Raises Arthritis Risk
Gum disease may raise your risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, a new study shows.
Tylenol May Weaken Infant Vaccines
Acetaminophen (e.g., Tylenol) can prevent vaccine-related fever in infants -- but new data suggest it weakens vaccine-induced immunity.