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A teen girl getting a vaccine from a black female doctor while her father watches. (Photo: Getty Images)

Measles Resurgence

Protect Yourself & Others Against Measles The United States is experiencing its largest measles outbreak since the virus was eliminated in 2000. As of Friday, May 17, 880 cases of measles have been reported in 24 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and
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With the start of school less than a month away, it is time to get your child's vaccinations updated. (Photo: Getty Images)

Back-to-School Vaccines

The Must-Have on Your Child’s School List With the start of the school year just around the corner, it is easy to overlook one of the most important things on any back-to-school checklist — making sure your child is vaccinated. Vaccinations protect children from serious diseases,
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Alexandria's Birthday Celebration on July 7 concludes with fireworks set off from a barge in the Potomac River. (Photo: Victor Wolansky Photography)

Celebrate Independence

Your Fourth of July Holiday Guide Independence Day is Wednesday, and what is more American that fireworks? A Capitol Fourth on the National Mall is always a great time, but it is always packed and you have to stake out your spot by noon. But if fighting the crowds is your idea of
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