Tag Archives: vaccinations

“Vac Facts”: MMR – one shot combating three killers

Measles, mumps and rubella – three different diseases that can each have fatal consequences. Since the creation of the MMR vaccine, cases of measles, mumps and rubella have fallen tremendously

“Vac Facts”: HPV – Roughly one in four Americans have Human Papillomavirus

It’s not an easy subject to talk about, but it’s one that deserves attention. An article recently appeared indicating that in 2010, as many as 40 percent of parents surveyed have bypassed or plan on forgoing having their children get…

Vac Facts – DTaP and Tdap: Key in fighting rising whooping cough rates

One of the goals of AHealthierMichigan.org is to improve the quality of life for Michigan residents by providing health and wellness information that is relevant and important.  That’s why, over the next few months, we’ll be sharing information on vaccines….

Weekend Hot Links: Trick or Treat Edition

Week of Oct. 23-29: It’s Restaurant Week again in Grand Rapids; Ann Arbor tries to embrace its river; strange noises in a Lake Michigan lighthouse; and ideas for fixing the obesity crisis. Watch out for things that go bump in…

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Studying Abroad This Fall? Take This Easy Step to Stay Healthy

Studying abroad allows opportunities to meet new people, see exotic lands and experience new cultures, but the most important thing about traveling is your safety. If you are a college student who’s planning to go abroad for the upcoming fall…

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