preventive health

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6 Important Things to Know About Covid Vaccines to Help You Understand Your Options

From diving into whether mRNA vaccines can alter human DNA to uncovering whether it’s safe to get multiple vaccines at once, we’re digging deep into all your questions about Covid vaccines

What’s Your Number?

What’s Your Number?

Cholesterol testing is important, easy — and can save your life

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Top 5 Ways to Feel Empowered About Vaccine Decision-Making

When it comes to making decisions about vaccines, knowledge is power

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Bye-Bye Excuses: How to Move Forward with Your Health and Fitness Goals

Don’t let excuses stand in your way of getting fit and healthy

Understanding the Different Types of Covid-19 Vaccines

Understanding the Different Types of Covid-19 Vaccines

Did you know there are two types of Covid-19 vaccines? Understanding your options can help you choose what’s best for you.

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11 Things You Can Do to Reduce the Risk of Spreading C. Diff

How to stay safe and reduce the risk of C. diff infection

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11 cosas que puedes hacer para reducir el riesgo de contagio de la C. difficile

Cómo mantenerte a salvo y reducir el riesgo de una infección de la C. difficile

Opciones para las vacunas contra el covid-19

Opciones para las vacunas contra el covid-19

Tienes varias opciones en lo que se refiere a las vacunas contra el covid-19. Descúbrelas.

Choose to Protect

Choose to Protect

Know your Covid vaccine options to protect yourself and your family over the holidays

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8 Ways to Stay Healthy This Flu Season

Keep yourself and your loved ones as healthy as possible with these easy tips

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Nicole Ari Parker on Choosing to Protect Herself and Her Family from Covid

We talked with the actor about vaccine options and staying healthy on and off the stage


After Being Sexually Assaulted, I Started Taking PrEP — and I Plan to Be on It for Life

I encourage everyone to embrace the HIV-preventive medication, no matter their sexual orientation

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Don’t Put Off Breast Cancer Screening — It Could Save Your Life

If you’re one of the many women who put off breast cancer screening during the pandemic, now’s the time to make an appointment

6 Self-Care Resolutions for the New Year

6 Tips for True Self-Care

Pedicures, massages and bubble baths are great — but don’t forget to take these 6 steps to true self-care

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HPV Vaccination Is Cancer Prevention

HPV vaccines can prevent many cancers. Learn more about them.

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La vacuna contra el VPH previene el cáncer

Las vacunas contra el VPH pueden prevenir muchos cánceres. Obtén más información sobre ellas.

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Who’s Most at Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

African Americans and Ashkenazi Jews face a higher risk of colorectal cancer. A growing number of young women might also be at risk.

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¿Quién tiene mayor riesgo de cáncer colorrectal?

Los afroamericanos y los judíos asquenazí tienen un mayor riesgo de cáncer colorrectal. Una cantidad cada vez más grande de mujeres también podría tener riesgo.

How Are Vaccines Made?

How Are Vaccines Made?

Watch as Emily meets her partner’s family on Thanksgiving and explains how vaccines are made

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A Guide to Medical Imaging for Women

Understanding the different types of medical imaging can help you know what to expect

Common Diseases and Their Vaccines

Common Diseases and Their Vaccines

Many formerly common diseases are now under control, thanks to vaccines. Here’s a look at some of these diseases — and the vaccines that prevent them.

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Comic: Meg Gets a Colonoscopy

Colorectal screening saves lives

Meg se hace una colonoscopia

Meg se hace una colonoscopia

Las examinaciones colorrectales salvan vidas