Immunization Protects All of Us

National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that we all need vaccines throughout the year.

Know Hepatitis, Act Now to Prevent Cancer

Hepatitis B vaccine to prevent cancer | Immunize Nevada

Do you know hepatitis? My hope is that you don’t, given that worldwide 80 percent of all primary liver cancers are caused by chronic infection with hepatitis B or C. But I also hope that you do know hepatitis, in that you know of and have received the hepatitis B vaccine to prevent infection, and ultimately to prevent liver cancer.

Speak up to Prevent Meningitis

Of those who contract meningococcal disease, 10 to 15% die. Among those who survive, as many as 1 in 5 live with permanent disabilities.

Waking up to Shingles

Shingles Diagram

I noticed a slight rash on the back of my leg. But considering I’d been working in the yard and it was on the back of my leg, I honestly didn’t pay much attention.

HPV Prevention is Simple. So Why Are Young Nevadans Not Vaccinating?

What if you could just get a simple vaccine to prevent cancer?
Turns out, you can. But more on that in a second.

To Immunize or Not to Immunize: One Mom Explores the Question

As Bethany Sexton, mother, wife and Renown Health System vice president, prepared for the birth of her third child last year, she shared her thoughts on one of the bigger decisions she’ll make as a parent of a newborn: Immunizations.

Top 5 Ways to Support Infant Immunizations

National Infant Immunization Week takes place April 16-23, 2016, but Immunize Nevada is celebrating all month long! Join in by doing one or all of the top 5 ways to support infant immunizations.

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