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STD Risk Factors

March 1, 2013

There are many factors that affect those at risk for contracting an STD. Many times individuals don’t know or understand which things put them at risk of infection. Some STD’s can be transmitted in surprising ways. For those at risk, regular comprehensive testing can help prevent unintended transmissions. Source

childrens-flu

Children’s Flu

January 13, 2013

Influenza is a serious respiratory illness. In 2010 alone, 122 kids died from complications from the flu—three of those children were from right here in Minnesota. Source

Guide to Zombie Survival

Guide to Zombie Survival

November 23, 2012

You can never be too prepared, after all. First and foremost, know your enemy, whether the hemorrhaging zombie mob is made up of undead cheerleaders, jocks, clowns or nurses. Second, know your body and the very unfortunate results of a zombie bite. Lastly, know your resources and put together the kit every doomed horror-move heroine […]

Preemie Lungs

Preemie Lungs

July 2, 2012

Almost every baby will contract RSV by age 2, but only 1/3 of moms say they’ve heard of the virus. Serious RSV infection is the leading cause of infant hospitalization, responsible for more than 125,000 hospitalizations and up to 500 infant deaths each year. Source

The Cost Of Being Female

The Cost Of Being Female

May 8, 2012

The Institute of Medicine has named eight preventative services that women should get for free in order to ensure good reproductive health. this infographic shows the cost basic healthcare for a woman in a lifetime- anywhere from the cost of vaccines and tests. Source