Measles Parties. What is going on? Are we still talking about measles? Unfortunately yes. The outbreaks are making daily headlines and some parents are throwing measles parties. The latest headline, "Measles Quarantine On A Cruise Ship." This is becoming a no joke...
Depression is a form of mental illness which affects people of all age groups. In this state, a person might experience extreme emotional stress and will not be able to enjoy anything for a long period of time. This...
Superbugs thought to cause 23,000 deaths a year in the U.S. could be five-seven times higher. One million Americans experience complications from an antibiotic-resistant infection each year. These infections are most likely picked up in a hospital or clinic, and...
CDC Recommends Getting Flu Shot by October 31, 2018 Flu season is almost upon us, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States has issued a recommendation for all persons aged greater than six months who do...
HPV

Understanding HPV

Cervical Cancer Awareness month sheds light on a controversial virus. January is cervical cancer awareness month, which brings up a controversial topic- HPV, short for human papillomavirus. HPV is often the culprit for cervical and oropharyngeal cancer cases globally. Why...
Mediaplanet announces new " Fighting Infection " campaign focusing on prevention abroad and here in the U.S. Infectious disease affects billions of people on a global scale; from third world countries to hospitals in the United States, it’s a threat...
The United States Senate passed an extensive medical funding bill on Wednesday, December 8, 2016, The 21st Century Cures Act. Nearly two years in the making, the $6.3 billion dollar legislative bill will help fund cancer research, aid in...

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