Vaccines

Vaccines protect against serious and potentially fatal infections–and they aren't just for children. There are a wide variety of vaccines that can help you stay healthy in your 20s, 30, 40s, and beyond. Vaccines can help your immune system to stay primed to fight off germs as you age and can even prevent some types of cancer.

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10 Vaccinations You Might Need If You’re Going on a Big Trip
Traveling abroad? The vaccinations you need will depend on where you're going and how long you're staying.
12 Myths and Facts About Vaccines
Once hailed as lifesaving wonders of modern technology, vaccines are now more likely to be a source of suspicion and angry playground debate. But to sort out fact from fiction, Health.com took a look at the scientific research to date on vaccines.
7 Things You Need to Know About Vaccines
Want major vaccination myths debunked? Watch the video above for science-backed truths about how vaccinations keep you—and others—healthy.
3 Vaccines That Could Save Your Life
These three vaccines could save your life. Read on to see if they're a must for you.
What You Need to Know About the HPV Vaccine, and Why It's Controversial
Gardasil is recommended for girls, but boys and women can get it too.
Thousands of People Were Exposed to Mumps at a Cheerleading Competition. What Is Mumps?
Health officials sent a letter to all participants, warning them to watch for symptoms of the highly contagious virus.
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CDC and WHO Warn of Measles Outbreak Risk After 22 Million Babies Missed Their Vaccines During Pandemic
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