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Vaccines for women: Before conception, during pregnancy, and after a birth

The rise of vaccine-preventable illnesses, such as measles and hepatitis, in the United States and around the globe has been alarming in recent years. For women — especially those hoping to become pregnant, as well as women who are pregnant or have recently had a baby — vaccines can be a worrisome topic. There are… Read More »

Why You Should Think Twice Before Touching Air Vents on a Plane

Matej Kastelic/Shutterstock You’ll never look at this airplane surface the same way again. Cramming hundreds of people into a tight space for hours is going to spread germs. Airplanes, like most forms of public transportation, are ideal places for bacteria to thrive. And while you may not need warnings about how gross the airplane bathroom is,… Read More »