Updating Your Child’s Vaccinations

(CNN) — Reading, writing and arithmetic are all important. But when it comes to a student’s well-being, public health officials say vaccines are the best way to ward off diseases. So it’s always good to update your child’s immunization records. That’s because as adolescents get older, some of the protection from their childhood shots begin … Continue reading »

Discovery Could Help Treat HPV

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A group of Oregon State University researchers made a surprising discovery that could help doctors treat women with HPV and ultimately prevent cervical cancer. They found that some pre-cancerous lesions helped the immune system eliminate the human papillomavirus. However, those lesions also set the stage for the beginning of invasive cancer. Researchers … Continue reading »