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More Teens Are Up-to-Date on HPV Vaccines

The number of adolescents who completed the HPV vaccine series increased five percentage points from 2016 to 2017, according to a CDC report.

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‘Catch-Up’ HPV Vaccine Effective Up to Age 20

The HPV vaccine is effective in women up to age 20 who didn't receive it at 11 or 12, but it’s unclear whether this is true for older women.

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10 Tips for Traveling with RA Medication

It can be a challenge to travel with rheumatoid arthritis medications. Follow these tips for packing and prepping your RA medications on your next trip.

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What You Must Know About Shingles

We’re answering all of your pressing questions about shingles, like if it’s contagious, how to prevent it, and if you can get it twice (or more).

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Can the Flu Trigger Diabetes in Children?

Flu season may come and go for some, but it can be life-changing if it triggers type 1 diabetes. Here’s how to protect your child.

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What Does a Cure for MS Look Like?

Seventeen years after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Trevis Gleason wonders about the concept of a cure for the disease.

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The New Shingles Vaccine Is Good News for People With MS

Shingrix is safer than Zostavax for people with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune illnesses. Here’s why.

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How to Prevent Bladder Cancer Relapse

Bladder cancer has one of the highest recurrence rates, so it’s important to follow these suggestions to prevent relapse.

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Vaccinating Safely With Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, these are the three vaccines you should get, and the ones you should avoid.