WASHINGTON (AP) -- The nation will have 100 million doses of swine flu vaccine by week's end, and government health officials say it's time for everyone, not just those at high risk, to get protected.
For people who've been at the back of the line, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says, "Now it's your turn."
She got her own shot this week. The new flu that scientists call the 2009 H1N1 strain is starting to ebb, but there's still plenty of illness going around -- and officials are worried that a third wave will crest later in the winter. Nearly half the states already have lifted restrictions on who can get vaccinated, and more will do so soon with the additional supplies.
A new line of caffeinated chewing gum is causing jitters among health advocates and prompting federal officials to take a new look at the proliferation of jolt-infused foods, including those marketed to children and teens.
Stress, the slowing of metabolism of middle age, and hormone changes after having a baby are three main reasons why many people see the numbers on the scale going up. Dr. Mehmet Oz shares tips on how to shed those final 10 pounds.