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.

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Watch Your Mouth: Don’t Forget Your Dental Health During the Pandemic

Your dental health is directly connected to your overall health

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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

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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.

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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

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8 New Year’s Resolutions To Improve Your Health

As you say good riddance to 2020, say hello to a healthier 2021

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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

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Breast Cancer Screening & Testing

Breast cancers can start in different parts of the breast, with the cells forming a tumor that can often be seen on an X-ray or felt as a lump.

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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

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