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4 Facts About Pet Vaccinations

Pet Vaccination

People are often worried about getting vaccinated – as they should be. It’s one of the reasons August was named National Immunization Awareness Month; to make sure everyone remembers to get their vaccinations. Vaccinations can help prevent serious illnesses. In addition to ensuring you and your family get properly vaccinated, don’t forget to do the…

New Study Highlights 3D Printing on Skin

3D Printing on Skin

One of the biggest technological advancements made recently has been the 3D printer. The creation of the 3D printer has opened up almost limitless possibilities, including the use of 3D printing technology to print electronics onto a human hand. 3D Printing on Skin University of Minnesota researchers were recently able to print electronics on a…

How Your First Flu Shapes Your Immune Response

People tend to react to different strains of the flu in different ways. It’s why some people may be hospitalized while others get over the same strain within a week or so. The reason behind this goes back to the very first strain of flu to which a person is exposed. The first flu virus…

This Season’s Knock Down Drag out Flu: Worst in 10 Years

flu season

Every year, doctors recommend that their patients get a flu shot — and for good reason: there are different strains of flu that become prominent each year and that require different immunizations. This means that depending on the strains that are out there, some flu seasons are worse than others. That’s definitely the case this…

Poliovirus Destroys Cancer Cells

Poliovirus

Cancer continues to be a disease that kills hundreds of thousands of Americans every year. Although treatment of cancer has improved as well as methods for prevention, there is still no cure. However, scientists continue to make advancements in finding a potential cure, as evidenced by the discovery that the poliovirus may kill cancer cells. How the Poliovirus…