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The Truth About Vaccines
Myths about vaccines are widespread. These misconceptions often cause people to skip important, potentially lifesaving vaccines. 
Protect Yourself from Tetanus
Tetanus is dangerous. It’s also preventable.
Vaccines: Not Just Kid Stuff
Immunizations aren't just for kids. Adults need vaccinations, too. Staying up to date on your vaccinations is one of the easiest ways to prevent disease.
Mumps Cases on the Rise
Mumps cases are on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Multiple Vaccines and the Immune System
Infants receiving multiple childhood vaccines based on the routine vaccination schedule did not face an increased risk for infection, according to a new study.
The Benefits of the Flu Vaccine for Kids
Kids who receive the flu vaccine may be less likely to experience serious flu complications that send them to the hospital, a new study found.
The Impact of the Rotavirus Vaccine
The rotavirus vaccine helped keep hundreds of thousands of children out of the hospital, according to estimates from a new study.
How the HPV Vaccine Could Help the World
A simple vaccine could prevent cancer for hundreds of thousands of women around the world each year, according to new research.
Traveling and the Measles Vaccine
Many United States travelers who were eligible to receive the measles vaccine didn't receive it before leaving the country, according to a new study.
Men and HPV Vaccination
Despite human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs becoming available to the public in 2009, vaccination rates among men remained relatively low, a new study found.