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Vaccinations: Not Just for Kids!
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Vaccinations: Not Just for Kids!

No matter your stage in life, vaccinations are important to prevent disease and stay healthy.

Dealing With the All-Too-Common Cold
Infectious Disease

Dealing With the All-Too-Common Cold

Learn effective ways to treat symptoms and lower your risk of catching a cold.

Everything You Need to Know About the Flu
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

Everything You Need to Know About the Flu

Take steps to prevent the flu and minimize symptoms when you’re infected.

HPV Vaccine Now Approved for Adults 27 to 45
Infectious DiseaseCancerGynecologic Cancer

HPV Vaccine Now Approved for Adults 27 to 45

Now’s your chance to get protection if you’re in this age group.

The Red Rash of Fifth Disease: Mostly Harmless, Except….
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

The Red Rash of Fifth Disease: Mostly Harmless, Except….

It’s usually not harmful for children, but can be dangerous for pregnant women and their babies.

Meningitis: How to Protect Your Family
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

Meningitis: How to Protect Your Family

Know the warning signs of this potentially deadly, debilitating disease.

Mumps: Vaccine Is Your Best Defense
Infectious Disease

Mumps: Vaccine Is Your Best Defense

Avoid the “chipmunk look” with vaccination and good hygiene.

Thwarting the Infamous Stomach Bug Known as E. Coli
Digestive HealthInfectious Disease

Thwarting the Infamous Stomach Bug Known as E. Coli

Arm yourself for battle with knowledge and good hygiene.

Avoiding Tetanus: Is Your Vaccination Up to Date?
What Do You Know About Tetanus?
Infectious Disease

What Do You Know About Tetanus?

Make sure you have your facts straight on this serious infection.

Lifesaving Facts About Pneumococcal Disease
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

Lifesaving Facts About Pneumococcal Disease

Learn how to defend yourself and family against this serious illness.

Antibiotics: The Good and the Bad
Infectious DiseaseMedications

Antibiotics: The Good and the Bad

Take this quiz to learn some important facts about antibiotics.

Antibiotics: 5 Truths You Can’t Ignore
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's HealthMedications

Antibiotics: 5 Truths You Can’t Ignore

Antibiotics save lives, but why are some not working anymore?

The ABCs of Hepatitis
Infectious Disease

The ABCs of Hepatitis

Knowing more about this viral disease can be good for your health.

Shingles: Chickenpox, Revisited
Infectious Disease

Shingles: Chickenpox, Revisited

Prevent shingles before it becomes a “pain in the rash.”

Battling the Nasty Norovirus: 7 Questions to Ask
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

Battling the Nasty Norovirus: 7 Questions to Ask

Tips on fighting back when you’re floored by the stomach bug.

Whooping Cough: Is Your Whole Family Protected?
Is Your Throat Just Sore? Or Is It Something More?
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

Is Your Throat Just Sore? Or Is It Something More?

When is your sore throat severe enough to call your doctor?

Salmonella: The Raw Facts
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

Salmonella: The Raw Facts

You can take simple steps to skip this infection.

Test Your IQ on Adult Immunizations
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Test Your IQ on Adult Immunizations

See if you know when and how you should get vaccinated.

Don’t Get Eaten Alive!
Infectious DiseaseSkin CareYour Family's Health

Don’t Get Eaten Alive!

Bug bites can be dangerous. Learn how to prevent them and when to worry.

Is It a Cold or an Allergy?
Infectious DiseaseAllergies, Asthma and Lung HealthYour Family's HealthAllergies

Is It a Cold or an Allergy?

Knowing whether you have a cold or allergy can help you get the right treatment.

How Much Do You Know About Vaccines?
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

How Much Do You Know About Vaccines?

Take this quiz to learn how they work and who needs them.

What’s Making You Sick – Bacteria or Virus?
Your Guide to the ‘Kissing Disease,’ Mononucleosis
Why Flu Vaccination Matters
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

Why Flu Vaccination Matters

It’s good for you and everyone around you.

Pregnant with an STD: Protect, Don’t Infect
Little Bug, Dangerous Bite: Avoiding Ticks and Lyme Disease
HPV Vaccine: Protection for Your Teens
Infectious DiseaseCancerYour Family's HealthGynecologic Cancer

HPV Vaccine: Protection for Your Teens

It’s a safe defense against genital warts and cancers.

Sinusitis: Is it? Or is it snot?
Infectious Disease

Sinusitis: Is it? Or is it snot?

What to look for — and how to prevent it.

The Shingles Quiz
Infectious Disease

The Shingles Quiz

Learn the facts about this painful disease.

Rabies: Think You Know the Facts?
Infectious Disease

Rabies: Think You Know the Facts?

What you do know can help you. Take this quiz to learn more.

Do Adults Really Need Vaccines?
Infectious Disease

Do Adults Really Need Vaccines?

Vaccinations aren’t just for kids.

Healthy Pets, Healthy Family
Get the DEETS on West Nile Virus
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

Get the DEETS on West Nile Virus

Five ways to stay safe from mosquitos during summer.

Small Steps

Take Your Pet to the Vet

Regular checkups keep your pet healthy and help your family avoid unwanted germs that animals may carry.

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