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How the Flu Vaccine Works, Symptoms of the Flu and When to Get Vaccinated

Influenza (flu) is a potentially life threatening illness and contagious disease of the respiratory tract caused by a virus. Each year, influenza causes serious infection and death around the globe, usually in the winter months (seasonal influenza).

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Finding Prostate Cancer Early

Screening refers to testing to find a disease such as cancer in people who don’t have symptoms of that disease. For some types of cancer, screening can help find cancers at an early stage, when they are more easily cured.

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Can Prostate Cancer Be Prevented?

Because the exact cause of prostate cancer is not known, at this time it isn’t possible to prevent most cases of the disease. Many risk factors such as age, race, and family history can’t be controlled. But based on what … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Botox

Botox For Beginners Botox or Botulinum toxin is a protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.  It has several medical uses ranging from cosmetic to prevention of migraines. When you think of “Botox,” your mind may automatically jump to the … Continue reading

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