Ridding the World of Cervical Cancer

The World Health Organization has a plan to rid the entire planet of cervical cancer. Here's what you need to know about this commonly diagnosed disease.

Your Health

Don’t Put Off Your Screening and Vaccination for Cervical Cancer

Screening and vaccination are vital for preventing cervical cancer, and women need to know the preventive tools available

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5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You’re Vaccinated

Health experts explain why Americans should hold on to their masks after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

Prevention & Screenings

I Was a Polio Pioneer, and I Can’t Wait to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

As a child during the polio epidemic, I never imagined my life might be saved twice by vaccines

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How Many People Need to Get a Covid-19 Vaccine in Order to Stop the Coronavirus?

When enough of the population is vaccinated, the virus has a hard time finding new people to infect, and the epidemic starts dying out.

Prevention & Screenings

Seat Belts and Smoking Rates Show People Eventually Adopt Healthy Behaviors – but It Can Take Time We Don’t Have During a Pandemic

Changes in societal behavior that benefit public health occur in fits and starts – and never fast enough for the individuals who fall victim before society comes around

Your Health

What’s Not Being Said About Why African Americans Need to Take the Covid-19 Vaccine

African Americans need to take the COVID-19 vaccine to protect their health, but if African Americans don't take the vaccine, the nation will never get to herd immunity

Your Health

If I Have Allergies, Should I Get the Coronavirus Vaccine? An Expert Answers This and Other Questions

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a public health pediatrician whose research exposed the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, answers questions about the vaccine

Prevention & Screenings

Will Going Out in the Cold Give You a Cold?

Many viruses spread more easily in the winter, and buttoning up your overcoat won't necessarily protect you

Flu/Colds

Farmworkers, Firefighters and Flight Attendants Jockey for Vaccine Priority

As the greatest vaccination effort in the history of the country begins, your place in line could depend on what you do and where you live

Your Health

Latinos Are Especially Reluctant to Get Flu Shots – How a Small Clinic in Indiana Found Ways to Overcome That

With the COVID-19 vaccine on the way, it's crucial to understand why certain communities are reluctant to get vaccinated — and how to earn their trust

Prevention & Screenings

When Can Children Get the Covid-19 Vaccine? 5 Questions Parents Are Asking

An infectious disease pharmacist and professor share their insights on vaccinating kids for COVID-19

Prevention & Screenings

Why the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine Is Now a Global Game Changer

With AstraZeneca joining Pfizer and Moderna in developing an effective vaccine for COVID-19, the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel is getting brighter

Your Health

Some Promising News About a COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer's vaccine has been shown to be 95% effective against COVID-19

Science and Technology

Why Scientists and Public Health Officials Need to Address Vaccine Mistrust Instead of Dismissing It

As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, scientists and public health officials must anticipate and address people's concerns over its safety.

Prevention & Screenings