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  • Local mom insists: son should get std vaccine, too

    Tonya McKinney couldn't wait to get her children vaccinated against the human papilloma virus (HPV). After attending an HPV conference in 2006, the Hampton Roads organizer of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraiser wanted the protection for both...

  • HPV Shot Aimed at Boys

    HPV Shot Aimed at Boys
    Dawn Delott is wary of new vaccines and doubts she will let her daughter get the potentially lifesaving HPV immunization — let alone her son, for whom the stakes aren't nearly as high. For parents already uneasy about vaccinating their children,...
  • Sunscreen or Smoke Screen?

    Sunscreen or Smoke Screen?
    Crystal Lake, Illinois' Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children. "I've always heard the higher the SPF (sun protection factor)...
  • Famous physicians

    Famous physicians
    Here's a sampling of top celebrity doctors — whether authors, journalists, TV show hosts or all of the above — who are influencing what we eat, how we live and whom we love. DR. MEHMET OZ Claim to fame: Oz's good looks, plain talk and...
  • FDA seeks to ban Chicago HIV doctor from research

    FDA seeks to ban Chicago HIV doctor from research
    In a rare move, federal regulators are seeking to disqualify a prominent Chicago HIV doctor from future drug studies after they discovered his clinic committed one of the most grievous sins of medical research: submitting fictitious data in a drug trial....

  • Do boys need HPV vaccine?

    Do boys need HPV vaccine?
    On their next visit to the pediatrician, parents of adolescent boys may be asked if they want their sons to get an expensive vaccine they've never before considered—the HPV shot. Recently approved for boys, the three-dose immunization has been...

  • The business behind UCF basketball

    The business behind UCF basketball
    UCF basketball's historic first appearance in the Top 25 this week is more than a source of bragging rights for the team, its boosters and fans. The national ranking couldn't come at a better time for the business behind the basketball. The University...
  • Vaccine approved for anal cancer prevention

    Gardasil, the vaccine that can prevent most cases of cervical cancer in girls, has won the FDA's blessing as a vaccine to prevent anal cancer, a rare but growing diagnosis in the United States. The drug agency's approval for Gardasil as an anal cancer...