Vaccines Keeping Us Safe

Posted August 5th, 2019

A vaccine teaches your body’s immune system to recognize and protect you against certain germs. Vaccines contain a small amount of a virus or bacteria that is known to cause a serious or deadly illness. The virus or bacteria has been weakened or killed so that it cannot make you sick. Your immune system learns […]

Understanding Cancer Risk Part 4: HPV Infection

Posted January 25th, 2019

The New Year is a great time to make healthy changes – start the year off with a new attitude, pledge to get more activity, eat better or do something to better yourself. Since we spend all day talking about cancer, we decided to kick off the new year with the goal of helping you […]

HPV Awareness Day

Posted March 4th, 2018

March 4, 2018 is the first annual HPV Awareness Day. According to the International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS), “this day will serve to promote awareness of and education around HPV infection, how it spreads, and how HPV infection and the diseases that it causes can be prevented.” Feel like you need to learn more about HPV? […]