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What are vaccines?

Vaccines prepare your immune system to fight certain diseases. Vaccines contain compounds that resemble a disease- causing microorganism. These compounds are not actually harmful and the do not cause disease-like symptoms. When a vaccine is given, the...

Many of us dread finding a lump in our skin and hearing those three words come out of our doctor’s mouth: “You have cancer”. It is a scary, but pervasive part of the world we live in. Cancer is usually the result of a mutation in our cells’ DNA that causes it to divide...

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