The election-year physical

Americans have become accustomed to the practice of presidential candidates releasing their health records to prove their fitness for holding office. (Locked) More »

Drug-herb interactions

The American Academy of Family Physicians has published a summary of some of the potential risks of interaction between certain herbal supplements and mainstream medications. (Locked) More »

Should you get the shingles vaccine?

An immunization committee recommends that adults 60 and over should get the shingles vaccine. It should prevent about half those who receive it from getting shingles, and about two-thirds of those who have already had shingles from getting it again. More »