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More adolescents are starting and completing the human papillomavirus (HPV) series of immunizations, but some forms of cancers caused by the virus are rising.
The latest recommendation from the United States Preventive Services Task Force said cervical cancer screening depends on a womanâ€™s age and other factors.
A young patient, aged 11 months, suffered a stroke after being infected with chickenpox, likely from unvaccinated siblings.
It's National Immunization Awareness Month, and the CDC is encouraging parents to ensure their children have the recommended vaccines for the upcoming school year.
Regardless the trend of previous yearsâ€™ strains or mutations, manufacturers are working on limited clinical insight as to how best manage the upcoming yearâ€™s flu.
Researchers found that educating patients about immunizations likely influences immunization rates positivelyâ€”that is, increase community demandâ€”among the elderly.
Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) should begin at age 45 for people of average risk, according to newly updated American Cancer Society guidelines.
Summer is almost here, and with more individuals spending time outside, knowing how to prevent tick bites could help keep Lyme disease from spreading.
Since the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommended that postmenopausal women refrain from taking supplemental calcium and vitamin D, many patients and healthcare professionals have been confused.
Health agencies recommend patients get a periodic colonoscopy starting at age 50, but a high-fiber diet can help maintain a healthy colon and digestive system.