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Very Low Risk of Heart Issues After COVID-19 Vaccination

A recent, large, international, peer-reviewed study showed that the risk of heart inflammation in people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 is extremely low.

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Protect Yourself Against Yellow Fever Before Traveling To Africa or South America

Travelers can protect themselves by getting a yellow fever vaccine and guarding against mosquito bites.

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5 Reasons To Visit a Travel Medicine Clinic Before Going Abroad

While a trip to any exotic locale is sure to be memorable, it also comes with health risks. A visit to a travel clinic can help address these risks.

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COVID-19 Vaccine and Flu Shot Spacing: Is It Needed?

Vaccination is the best protection against COVID-19 and the flu. But if you're getting a COVID-19 vaccine -- either as a booster or for the first time -- should you worry about timing it with your flu shot? What you need to know.

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A Healthy Start Back To School Means Up-To-Date Vaccinations

Whether your child is starting junior high or heading off to college, back-to-school is a time for your child to start fresh. That includes making sure your children are up-to-date on immunizations. And this year, that may mean a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Few Flu Cases Last Year May Mean Severe Flu Season Ahead

There are concerns of a severe flu season ahead, based on the fact people may be more susceptible than normal. The reason is that we weren’t exposed to flu viruses last season, and immunity wanes over time.

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5 Vaccines Recommended for Adults Age 65 and Older

Vaccines are particularly important for older adults. Risks to certain diseases are higher for this age group since it can be more difficult to fight off infections as your immune system naturally weakens as you get older.

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The Science-Based Facts About COVID-19 Vaccines, Menstruation and Fertility

You may have heard misgivings from a friend or relative about COVID-19 vaccines that focus on reproductive health issues. In this Q and A, an OB-GYN explains there is no science to support these misgivings.

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