Articles Tagged: vaccines

Meningococcal Vaccine

Although meningococcal infections are rare, they are very serious diseases that can cause death. Even with early treatment, there is a risk of serious complications. Luckily, there is a vaccine … 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 9® on TV, at a health care provider’s office, or from a friend. It’s an  important vaccine  recommended by the CDC (Centers for Disease … 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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