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The truth about acetaminophen’s effects on vaccines

August 20, 2019
Some people believe taking an over-the-counter fever reducer before a vaccine disrupts the body’s immune response, but that may be false

Measles and back to school

August 15, 2019
As the school year begins, bringing people closer together, it is important to know how this highly contagious respiratory disease spreads and how it can be prevented

Calories, carbs or fats: Which is worse for my health?

August 12, 2019
Your specific health goals determine the ideal meal plan for you

Breastfeeding: Blocked milk ducts, mastitis and more

August 7, 2019
If you catch a plugged milk duct early, you can prevent further complications like mastitis and even breast infections

The importance of sports physicals

August 6, 2019
A requirement for most teenage athletes, sports physicals aim to catch possible health problems that can make physical activity dangerous

Fast facts: Flesh-eating bacteria

August 1, 2019
How worried should we be about these terrifying-sounding bacteria, and what can we do about them?

5 medication rules for summer

July 31, 2019
A pharmacist gives some helpful tips about how to properly store and keep medications in summer

How to pack healthy school lunches

July 29, 2019
Preparing healthy school lunches together can help set children up for success

Can you get pregnant on your period?

July 18, 2019
Whether you are trying to get pregnant or not, you should be aware of where you are in your ovulation and fertility cycle