Infectious Disease

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Did You Know? HPV Causes More Than Just Cervical Cancer

: A recent study showed that many college students aren't aware that HPV can cause several types of cancers--which is all the more reason to get the HPV...

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Childhood Vaccination Rates Are Down—And Doctors Are Worried

: Are your kids up-to-date on their vaccinations? Learn why it's important to make sure they are--especially since polio has been identified in the U.S.

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Don’t Worry About Monkeypox, Just Stay Informed

: The WHO has declared monkeypox a global health emergency, but it's not likely to become a pandemic. Learn how it spreads and how to protect yours...

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Tips For Banishing Kitchen Germs

: Germs can cling to kitchen surfaces for hours, if not days. Careful cleaning and food prep can help keep you and your family safe. 

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Heading Outdoors? Watch Out For Ticks

: This summer, follow these tips to protect yourself from ticks when you head outdoors, and learn what to do if you find a tick or suspect a tick bite.

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What’s The Difference Between Viral And Bacterial Infections?

: While they share a few similarities, viruses and bacteria are very different, from how they thrive to the treatments that work against them. An expert...

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How Climate Change Is Affecting Our Health

: From respiratory diseases to worsened mental health issues, climate change has already begun to impact our health. Here's how.


Unsure How To Handle Tick Bites? What You Need Know This Tick Season

: If you're spending time outdoors, learn how to prevent tick bites and what to watch for if you find a tick attached to your skin.

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I've Had My Shots, Now What? Life After The COVID-19 Vaccine

: The CDC has issued new guidelines on what fully vaccinated people can do. But don't go crazy just yet--even those who are vaccinated should still be c...

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