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  • Coronavirus Vaccine: Expert Says, ‘We Need Time to Get This Right’ July 7, 2020

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    Expert Calls for Slow & Steady Approach in Vaccine Development

    While the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine may seem as if it’s being run in slow motion, with most experts predicting ...

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  • Colonoscopies Without Fear June 1, 2020

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    Recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness by learning more about this lifesaving screening.

    As one of the country’s most preventable illnesses, with a readily available test that is both diagnostic and therapeutic, why ...

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  • An Update on the Measles Outbreak in the US April 29, 2019

    What are the newest guidelines for measles vaccinations?

    • Adults with no evidence of immunity should get 1 dose of MMR. Immunity is defined as documented receipt of 1 dose, or 2 doses, 4 weeks apart if high risk, of live measles virus-containing vaccine, laboratory evidence of immunity ...
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  • 20,000 and You: Unlocking the Genetic Code January 9, 2018

    In just the past few years, there has been a significant shift in the practical uses of genetic testing, which examines changes, or variants, in your genes that may lead to illness or disease. ...

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  • Unlocking the Genetic Code: Spotlighting Pharmacogenomics November 20, 2017

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    This is the first in a series exploring some of the most promising advances inspired by the Human Genome project. From the burgeoning field of pharmacogenomics to consumer genetic ...

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  • Hepatitis C Testing Recommended for All Baby Boomers November 20, 2017

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    It’s called ‘the forgotten virus,’ but after a sustained advertising campaign and years of strong recommendations for testing by the Centers for Disease Control it’s almost certain that the liver-damaging Hepatitis C will be remembered…and for good reason. All people born between ...

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  • The Zika Virus: Prevention is the First Line of Defense August 22, 2016

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    As the Zika virus continues to make headlines daily, it is essential to know who is at risk, how it is transmitted and most importantly, to understand strategies for prevention. Following are the latest findings on Zika, according to experts at ...

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  • Inoculations June 27, 2013

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    Vaccinations are a vital part of preventive health maintenance beginning in infancy. Some vaccines that we received as children should be repeated in adulthood, and there are others that are specifically targeted for diseases that adults become susceptible ...

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