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Is Your Date Vaccinated for HPV?

The bad news: Some strains of the super-common STI human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause genital warts and cervical cancer. The good news: There's a vaccine that protects against the most common of the…

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Should You Get a Flu Shot? The Complete Guide

It’s that time again. Flu season is upon us, and everywhere we turn — from the family doctor’s office to the nightly news — we are reminded to get our flu shot. It couldn’t be easier: You can get…

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The Science of Whooping Cough (Infographic)

You may have read that whooping cough is on the rise, with the number of cases significantly rising over the last ten years. But what is it, what are its symptoms, who does it affect, and how do you s…

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Arthritis & the Flu

You may be reluctant to get the flu vaccine if you're on immuno-suppressing drugs. But, there's no need for hesitation. Watch this video to learn more about this issue.…

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Flu Vaccines Pushed in Churches

Photo Courtesy Of:  Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock Recently the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships held an invitation-only call. The call was co-sponsored by the U.S. Hea…

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HPV: Beyond the Political Fight

The coming election year promises to be a highly charged one, and besides issues concerning economic recovery, flat taxes, and other moral hot button topics, one topic threatens to raise the ire of pa…

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The Single Best Way to Prevent Illness

Each new flu season we seem to be bombarded with an endless crop of suggestions on ways to keep the bugs at bay: vitamins, herbs, sanitizers, vaccines--you name it. But the most effective way to preve…

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Imposed Consequences For Opting Out of Vaccinations?

If you have been a new parent over the last two decades, then you have likely wrestled with the vaccine and immunization issue. The issue being the lingering question of how safe are vaccines and how …

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Autism Retracted: Pointing Fingers Towards a Cure

There has long been a purported link between childhood vaccines (specifically the MMR vaccine) and autism. While the vast majority of parents in the United States still continue to vaccinate their chi…

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The Care2 Swine Flu Project

CAUSES and HEALTHY & GREEN LIVING present the Care2 Swine Flu Project, a collaboration between Care2 Causes and Healthy & Green Living. Here you'll find links to a wide variety of perspective…

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