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Although HPV vaccine has been shown to be safe and effective at reducing infection with the virus that causes cervical and oropharyngeal cancers, vaccination rates in the US are so low they have been labeled a serious public health threat.
In the age of Zika, knowing which insect repellents are safe and effective, is more important than ever. Here's a quick review.
The more we learn about Zika the worse it gets. The latest is sexual transmission of the disease via an asymptomatic partner.
A new study shows that Zika virus infects adult brain cells suggesting that the consequences of the infection may be far greater than previously thought.
The passage of the HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act and its successful implementation to date should help more people realize solid organ transplantation.
The overuse of antibiotics has been shown to reduce healthy microbe flora in the gut, leading to an increase in weight
While it’s important that we indulge in these luxurious treatments, we must proceed with caution.
Species migration & global climate change are not new, but in this present moment, they are amplified by global travel in a singular manner.
The abscess cure rate in a group of patients receiving antibiotics was about 93% compared to 86% in the placebo group, a statistically significant difference of 7 percentage points.
After 4 surgeries in 7 months complicated by infections, Julie Hemker, born with sacral agenesis, needs a break to focus on herself, rest, and get better.
Three years ago, my granddaughter developed CRMO, a rare pediatric auto-inflammatory osteomyelitis. Here's her story (it has a good ending!).
Hysterical answers to the question: How are atheists able to live with themselves after seeing people being healed in churches like in the following videos?