Posts Tagged: vaccine

Talk Derby to me but make it socially distanced

With a little planning, the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” can be safe and fun at home! The Kentucky Derby is quickly approaching with The Derby Festival kicking off the celebrations this year with social distanced events and virtual viewing. Use these tips to make your home the best spot for in-home fashion and sports….
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Top 10.5 fun facts about vaccination

10. The process of vaccination is centuries old. Edward Jenner was the first to vaccinate in the West in 1796, 100 years before viruses were even discovered. Jenner used an inoculation derived from cowpox, a mild disease, to prepare the immune system for the much more deadly smallpox. Smallpox was eradicated by an improved vaccine…
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Updated recommendations for cervical cancer screening

Historically, cervical cancer was one of the most common causes of death in American women. Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that starts in a woman’s cervix – the small opening that connects the vagina to the uterus. 99% of cervical cancer cases can be attributed to the human papillomavirus (HPV), which is a…
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Important facts about measles

We have all heard the recent buzz on measles in the news.  But what is the measles and should I be paying attention to this buzz? Measles used to be a disease that nearly all children got by their 15 birthday.  Before a vaccine became available in 1963, it is estimated 3-4 million people in…
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