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    1. Stay Protected: Get a Tetanus Booster

      Working on handyman projects this summer? You might be due for a tetanus booster; critical protection if you get a cut or wound. Men under age 59 are three times more likely than women to get tetanus (a potentially fatal disease) because they have not had booster shots. August is National Immunizati

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    2. HPV, Cervical Cancer Vaccine: 15 Facts

      Gardasil, the new vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) -- which causes cervical cancer and genital warts -- is now available nationwide. Here is what you need to know now about this new vaccine. 1. What is Gardasil? Gardasil is a vaccine, licensed for use in June 2006, by the FDA. It targets

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    3. Adult Immunizations: Are You Protected?

      What's the greatest medical development of the last century? Open-heart surgery? The discovery of penicillin? Laser hair removal? According to experts, the answer is clear: vaccinations. "Immunizations are the greatest medical advance of the last one hundred years," says Richard L. Wasserman, MD, Ph

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    4. Treating Disease With Vaccines

      While traditional vaccines are designed to prevent disease, researchers are working on something new: therapeutic vaccines, vaccinations that treat an illness after you have it. Therapeutic vaccines have the potential to change medical treatment radically and may be able to treat all sorts of scourg

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