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Cervical Cancer

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  • Ask Mr. Dad: HPV vaccine recommended for both girls and boys

    Dear Mr. Dad: I have boy/girl twins who are 11. Their pediatrician suggested that my daughter get a vaccine for HPV, but he didn't offer it to my son. I've got three questions. First, why didn't he suggest the vaccine for my son? Second, why are they offering a vaccine against sexually transmitted diseases to 11-year-olds anyway isn't that too early? Third, it seems to me that vaccinating kids against STDs will only make them more likely to have sex and less careful than they ordinarily would be. Am I right?
  • Ellen S. Dierkes, teacher

    Ellen S. Dierkes, teacher
    Ellen S. Dierkes, who taught fifth grade at Garrison Forest School and was a popular member of the school's faculty, died of melanoma and uterine cancer Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 58. "Ellen was completely delightful and...

    When cervical cancer is common, HPV vaccination usually isn't, study finds

    Rates of cervical cancer vary substantially from state to state, and health experts hoped that the HPV vaccine would help even them out. But new research shows that hasn’t happened – at least not so far. As of 2012, some of the states with...

    'Patroness of people in pain' visits Easton

    'Patroness of people in pain' visits Easton
    Hundreds of people packed into Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church in Easton on Thursday night to come within touching distance of the 100-year-old remains of a saint. Many came to be part of history. For the first time, the first-class relic &#...

    Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection

    Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 42 and have a BRCA1 gene mutation. I'll have a prophylactic oophorectomy later this year. I've had a prophylactic mastectomy, as well, and am considering hormone replacement therapy. How soon after surgery would I need to start...