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vaccination

Measles—an emerging travel trouble

Low vaccination levels have led to the disease reemerging worldwide—a significant concern for those who travel abroad.

7 shingles facts you need to know

Expert says it's time to get serious about shingles, the adult chickenpox with potentially long-term effects.

Flu shot hits the mark

This year's dose is about 50 percent effective against the predominant flu strain, vastly outperforming last year's formulation.

Flu is on the rise

Flu season is ramping up. Luckily there’s still time to get vaccinated. But do it soon.

9 ways to make your vacation foolproof

Before you kick back and relax, check out these tips for staying healthy on your next trip.

A shot at college

The postsecondary world can produce curious intellectuals, but it’s also ground zero to some heinous germs. The solution? Vaccinate.

Bye-bye flu shot, hello patch?

Early results appear promising for dissolvable microneedle vaccine.

Flu season starting to peak

A severe strain of the virus is circulating, and it's not too late to get vaccinated.

CDC: Polio nearly vanquished

The world has almost rid itself of this terrible disease—but almost is not good enough, health leaders say.

Get primed for back-to-school germ warfare

Follow these handy tips to help kids parry pathogens.

Protect yourself from colds and flu

FDA offers prevention tips, and backs flu vaccination.

Prevent human papilloma virus—get vaccinated

Parents need to know the vaccine is safe, effective and needed for today's youth.

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