Cholesterol is found in every cell of the body and has important natural functions. It is manufactured by the body but can also be taken in from food. It is waxy a…READ MORE
Diabetes is a chronic, often debilitating and sometimes fatal disease, in which the body either cannot produce insulin or cannot properly use the insulin it pro…READ MORE
Antibiotics are used to slow the growth of or kill bacteria that cause infections and illnesses. When antibiotic resistance develops, the antibiot…READ MORE
This medication belongs to the family of medications known as vaccines. It is used to prevent infections such as meningitis and blood i…READ MORE
Shingles is a painful blistering rash caused by reactivation of varicella zoster virus, the chickenpox virus. It is correctly known as herpes zoster.READ MORE
HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). HPV is a different virus than HIV and HSV (herpes). HPV is so common that nearly all sexually active men a…READ MORE
This fact sheet provides basic information only. It must not take the place of medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always talk to a healthcare professional about any health c…READ MORE
This vaccine is for babies whose mothers are carriers of hepatitis B.
What is hepatitis B?
Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver. It is caused by a virus. Most people who get hepati…READ MORE