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National Birth Defects Prevention Month

Tips for Preventing Birth Defects

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Getting the flu is easy.

Getting a flu shot is easier!

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Cancers caused by HPV are considered preventable

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Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus especially in people in their teens and early 20s. About 14 million people become infected with HPV each year. HPV infection can cause cancers in women and men.

Prevent HPV with a Vaccine

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