Preteens/Teens


President of Planned Parenthood Shares Her Story of Cervical Cancer with SELF

As we come to the close of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Lena Wen, President of Planned Parenthood shares her story about being diagnosed with cervical cancer when she...


Supercharge Your Kid’s Cancer Fighting Power

January is cervical cancer awareness month and according to the CDC, cervical cancer is just the tip of the iceberg. Every year in the United States, there are nearly...


Protecting Your Family From Flu By Protecting Your Community

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases’ President Walter A. Orenstein wrote this insightful blog about the importance of protecting yourself against influenza through a community immunity approach. Dr. Orenstein...


Introducing Vaccinate Your Family: The Next Generation of Every Child By Two

Every Child By Two is pleased to announce our new name…Vaccinate Your Family: The Next Generation of Every Child By Two (VYF). In 1991, Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter and...


Eliminating HPV in Celebration of International Day of the Girl

Today, October 11, is International Day of the Girl. This year the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) aims to increase awareness of the devastation caused by...


Meningococcal Disease: How to Be Sure Your Teens Are Fully Protected

Guest Post By Lynn Bozof, President, the National Meningitis Association This post was written by an extraordinary woman who passed away only days ago. Lynn spent the last phase...


Meningitis B and Your College Student: Preventing the Call

This important post is being published to highlight Preteens & Teens Week during National Immunization Awareness Month.  Please take the time to talk to your child’s healthcare provider to...


Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices June 2018 Meeting Update

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) held their second of three annual meetings at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA last week.  ECBT staff took...


American Cancer Society Announces Goal to End HPV Cancers

It's been 12 years since the FDA approved the first HPV vaccine. To mark the occasion, the American Cancer Society is launching an ambitious public health campaign to...


What You Don’t Know About Hepatitis Can Hurt You

More than four million Americans are living with viral hepatitis, but most do not know they are infected. In honor of Hepatitis Awareness Month, learn how the three types...