Community Protection: Winning the Vector Battle

By Tamara Sheffield, MD
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You’ve probably heard the phrase from the recent Hunger Games movie, “May the odds be ever in your favor”. Well, we are going to talk about how to beat the odds when it comes to preventing deadly infectious diseases by using vaccines as a barrier to protect yourself against our common enemy, the “Vector”. 

Women Are the Chief Medical Officers of Their Families — But 62 Percent Say They Don’t Have Time to Make Sure They Stay Healthy

By Laura Klarman
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Fifty-nine percent of women make healthcare decisions for others — and 94 percent of women who work and have children younger than 18 make decisions for their families, according to a survey on how families make healthcare decisions.

Uncomfortable Truths About Distracted Driving

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Who doesn’t know that distracted driving is dangerous!?!? 

The millions of dollars being spent every year on public awareness campaigns has certainly delivered the message – but awareness isn’t the true measure of effectiveness.  Startlingly, the number of people who admit they do text and drive is higher than the number of drivers who say they never do it … and that’s just the one of the alarming things we found out when we started digging for information on distracted driving behaviors here in the U.S.