Articles Tagged: vaccines

Meningococcal Vaccine

Although meningococcal infections are rare, they are very serious diseases that can cause death. Luckily, there is a vaccine to protect you against many of the meningococcal infections. What is … read more

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Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infects the liver. There’s a very effective vaccine that prevents HBV infection. The vaccine is usually given to babies, but some teens, especially those from other … read more

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HPV Vaccine (Gardasil®)

You may have heard about Gardasil® and Gardasil 9® on TV, at a health care provider’s office, or from a friend. These important vaccines are recommended by the CDC (Centers … read more

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Can you get HPV from anal sex?

Yes. You can get HPV from anal sex, vaginal intercourse, oral sex, or simply by sexual contact. HPV and genital warts are usually spread by direct skin-to-skin contact during vaginal, … read more

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