Tag: Vaccines

hpv vaccine and teens April 5, 2018

Should teens get the HPV vaccine?

Cancer experts urge parents to vaccinate kids (including boys) against the HPV virus, which causes cancer.

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Prevention Teens

flu facts February 5, 2018

Expert Q&A: The Flu

Who should get a flu shot and when? Know these and more facts about influenza.

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Cold & Flu Prevention

whooping cough October 4, 2017

Expert Q&A: Whooping cough

Vaccination for everyone is important to protect those most vulnerable to whooping cough, particularly newborns.

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Children Prevention

February 27, 2017

What men need to know about STD risks

Age group may impact risk. Protect yourself.

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Men's Health

seniors-winter-illnesses January 30, 2017

Seniors: Be especially careful with winter illnesses

Those germs can be especially threatening for seniors. Here's how to decrease risk for winter illnesses.

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Aging Well Caregivers Cold & Flu Prevention

3 tips to help children cope with shots October 25, 2016

3 tips to help children cope with shots

Mother of five shares her tips for helping kids understand the need for shots -- and how to get past the fear.

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Children Cold & Flu

3 reasons to full vaccinate July 29, 2016

3 reasons to vaccinate children fully

The decision to vaccinate kids provides protection for those who are vaccinated and people who can't be.

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Children Prevention Teens

Adult Chickenpox July 21, 2016

3 conditions that aren’t just for kids

Chicken pox and measles may be more prevalent in children, but they often hit adults harder. Learn more about these common childhood ailments that you can't ignore as an adult.

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Prevention

July 1, 2016

Traditional flu shots to replace ineffective spray vaccines

A committee advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending against using the FluMist nasal spray vaccine for the 2016-2017 flu season.

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Cold & Flu Prevention