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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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HPV vaccine: Cervical cancer could potentially be eliminated as a major public health problem in 149 out of 181 countries by 2100

Cervical cancer could be eliminated as a public health problem in most countries by the end of the century by rapid expansion of existing interventions, according to a modelling study published in The Lancet Oncology journal. Young More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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Exploring High-risk HPV, Testing Options and the Gardasil Vaccine

HPV – or human papillomavirus – is actually a group of viruses with more than 100 different strains or types. More than 30 of these are sexually transmitted, and although it’s relatively benign More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
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HPV vaccine: Conversations between pediatricians and parents key to ensuring daughters get vaccinated

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says despite there being available protective vaccines against human papillomavirus (HPV) since 2006, they say the HPV vaccine uptake in the US is relatively More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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The Top 5 most prevalent sexually transmitted infections in the US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates there are more than 110 million sexually transmitted infections (STI) among men and women nearly split evenly. This number includes both new and existing More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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HPV vaccine not linked to subsequent sexual behaviors over the six months after vaccination: Cincinnati Children’s researcher

On of the more interesting studies published in the past week was in the journal, Pediatrics, where researchers from The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center looked at whether the human papillomavirus (HPV) More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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HPV vaccine does not lead to unsafe sexual practices or sexual initiation in young women and teens: Study

A new study may alleviate concerns that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine leads to either the initiation of sex or unsafe sexual behaviors among teenage girls and young women. Image/CDC The Cincinnati Children’s More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
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CDC’s Top Five Health Threats in 2014

PRESS RELEASE 1.  Antibiotic Resistance & Advanced Molecular Detection Coping with untreatable infections in The End of the Antibiotic Era  Every year, more than two million people in the U.S. get infections More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 21st, 2013
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New Hampshire most prepared for infectious disease outbreak, GA, NJ and NE least prepared

A report released recently by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), finds that a majority of states (32) score 5 or lower out of 10 key indicators of policies More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 21st, 2013
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One lot of Gardasil recalled due to risk of glass particles in vials

Pharmaceutical giant, Merck, has voluntarily recalled one lot of its human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil, in the United States, including Puerto Rico. The recall is due to the potential for a limited More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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HPV prevalence in female teens drop 56% since HPV vaccine introduced

CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden opened up his statements during a CDC telebriefing today (audio) with positive news saying, “Today we have really good news.  The types of HPV, human papillomavirus, that More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 24th, 2013
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An increasing number of parents don’t intend to get their teen daughters vaccinated for HPV: Study

Despite the fact that more doctors recommend that teen females get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), an increasing percentage of parents do not  intend  to get their adolescent daughters vaccinated, More...


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