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Jaclyn Smith

15 Minutes With: Jaclyn Smith Talks to HealthyWoman on the 20th Anniversary of Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis

The Charlie’s Angels star credits her friends with getting her through her treatment

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A Thanksgiving Nightmare Ends in Gratitude

I thought my son was fully vaccinated against meningitis. He wasn’t — and you might not be either.

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Why Parents Need to Ask About the Meningitis B Vaccination

Meningitis B can be serious and even fatal. But there is a vaccine to protect against this deadly disease. Learn why you should ask your healthcare provider for it.

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The 1 in 10 U.S. Doctors With Reservations About Vaccines Could Be Undermining the Fight Against Covid-19

Recent study finds that the same factors thought to encourage hesitancy in the general public – like having right-leaning political views – might also motivate physician opposition to vaccination

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Where Are You Getting Your Covid-19 Vaccine Information?

Incorrect information about vaccines is all over the internet. Is the info you’re getting reliable?

Dr. Leana Wen

15 Minutes With Dr. Leana Wen

The accomplished doctor weighs in on the possible future of the pandemic and the importance of public health

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Questions to Ask Your Child’s Healthcare Provider About Meningitis B

Learn about the risks of meningitis B and steps you can take to protect your children from this infectious disease

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Fast Facts: What Parents Need to Know About Meningitis B

Learn about the different types, who’s at risk and important vaccines for meningitis

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My Daughter Jamie Lost Her Legs and Fingers in a Ferocious Battle Against Meningitis

We were lucky: Far too many teens lose their lives when they contract the disease. The good news? Vaccinations can help protect against meningitis.

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How mRNA and DNA Vaccines Could Soon Treat Cancers, HIV, Autoimmune Disorders and Genetic Diseases

The idea of using genetic material to produce an immune response has opened up a world of research and potential medical uses far out of reach of traditional vaccines

The Truth About Vaccines

The Truth About Vaccines

There’s a lot of vaccine misinformation out there, but the truth is that vaccines are safe and effective — and they save lives

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Biden to Expand Access to At-Home Covid Kits: 4 Essential Reads on the Critical Role of Rapid Tests

Learn the basics about at-home Covid-19 test kits and the role they play in helping slow the spread of the coronavirus

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Is COVID-19 Here to Stay? A Team of Biologists Explains What It Means for a Virus to Become Endemic

Pandemic viruses may gradually settle into a relatively stable rate of occurrence, maintaining a constant pool of infected hosts capable of spreading the virus to others

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Unvaccinated? Don’t Count on Leaving Your Family Death Benefits

Workers who refuse to get vaccinated against Covid-19 may face financial repercussions — and the financial fallout might follow workers beyond the grave

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