How to talk to your doctor about medication

Pharmacology has changed the practice of medicine. Scientists are continually working on new and better drugs to manage medical conditions, from high blood pressure to autoimmune diseases to cancer. The mechanism of a drug — how it actually works on the condition it is mean to treat — is one … [Read More...]

Hepatitis vaccines urged for travelers to Kentucky, Michigan

Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to Kentucky or Michigan. The Department of Health says significant outbreaks of the liver-damaging hepatitis A virus have been reported in Kentucky and Michigan. [Read More...]

Malawi under-20 player dies in Portugal of suspected malaria

Malawi under-20 striker Abel Mwakilama has died of suspected cerebral malaria in Portugal, where he had only recently joined a lower-league team. He was 18. Mwakilama's manager, Venancio Patrick, says it's thought that the player contracted cerebral malaria while back in Malawi for an under-20 African Cup of … [Read More...]