22Oct, 2016

HPV Vaccine For Boys and Girls

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With all the controversy surrounding vaccination these days, the course of action to take can get clouded. There are lines of reasoning in favor and against the practice of preventative medicine. But the bottom line is vaccinations are beneficial to staving off illness and can prevent serious disease. Vaccination, or the administrating of antigenic material, stimulates the recipient's immune system for fending off the targeted pathogen. It can also prevent or ameliorate morbidity from certain infections. Vaccination administrations not only prevent disease and virus in the individual recipient, but also […]
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Cervical Health Awareness Month
19Jan, 2016

Cervical Health Awareness Month

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The National Cervical Cancer Coalition has marked January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. Throughout the month the NCCC will be campaigning to help educate on issues related to cervical cancer, HPV, and early detection. Cervical Cancer The CDC defines cervical cancer as cancer that starts in the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of uterus that connects with the birth canal. The NCCC warns that 12,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with cervical cancer each year and more than 4,000 will die. 99% of cervical cancers […]
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