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4 Diseases That You May Have Thought Were Gone

In the United States, we enjoy relatively good health. Medical breakthroughs and our public health infrastructure have discovered treatments for or have controlled, diseases and conditions that have plagued humanity. However, despite all of the work done by the world medical community, there are diseases that you may have thought …

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Get Lost, Not Sick

It’s officially summer! If you’ve got big travel plans coming up check out these tips to make sure that you stay healthy and safe during your vacation. Before you go If you’re traveling internationally, make sure that you are up-to-date on all of your recommended vaccinations You may need to …

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Be In the Know: WHO Global Conference on Health and Climate

This week, on July 7th and 8th, the WHO Global Conference on Health and Climate will be underway in Paris, France. Attendance is by invitation only, but, for those of us that can’t be there, here’s what we need to know. Threats to climate change and health are issues of …

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Zika: A Breakdown

You may have been hearing a lot about the Zika outbreak. The issue is ongoing and there is a ton of information out there to sift through. Here is a quick rundown of everything you need to know.   What is it? Zika disease is caused by the Zika virus, …

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