HPV

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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Both girls and boys should be vaccinated against HPV at age 11. (Photo: asiseeit/Getty Images)

HPV Vaccine

Early Vaccination Is Key to Preventing HPV Nearly half of adolescents aren’t receiving a pair of vaccines to prevent a virus many of them will get. Guidelines released more than a decade ago recommend that all children receive a two-shot vaccine against human papillomavirus, or
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Artificial tanning is the cause of the rise in melanoma. (Photo: Dan Gleiter)

Tanning Bed Cancer

Artificial Tanning Can Lead to Melanoma Young women may be up on the latest fashions and trends as they prepare for prom season. But what many don’t know is that the tan that looks oh-so-good with their dress may be the first step toward skin cancer. These may be the same
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