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  • 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...
  • Stopping Pap smears depends on age and risk

    Q: I'm 71 years old. Do I need Pap tests at my age? A: The early detection and treatment of cervical cancer is a remarkable medical success story. After the introduction of regular screening by Pap smears, cervical cancer rates began to go down...
  • A healthy dose of data

    A healthy dose of data
    The daily broadcast of medical reports, scientific studies and sociological statistics can cause your ears to ring. Sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, compelling snapshots of the American...
  • The cost of sexually transmitted disease

    Doctors and patients alike are often uncomfortable talking about sexual health and sexually transmitted disease. But a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that this squeamishness costs society millions of dollars spent trying to...
  • Blood tests could detect sexually-transmitted oral cancers

    Blood tests could detect sexually-transmitted oral cancers
    LONDON (Reuters) - Antibodies to a high-risk type of a virus that causes mouth and throat cancers when transmitted via oral sex can be detected in blood tests many years before onset of the disease, according to a World Health Organisation-led team of...
  • It works: HPV vaccine reduces infections by 56%, CDC says

    The HPV vaccine may be controversial, but it works, new research shows. The rate of HPV infection among teenage girls dropped from 11.5% in the “pre-vaccine era” to 5.1% in the “vaccine era,” researchers from the Centers for...
  • Quick 'n' dirty sex advice, summer edition

    Quick 'n' dirty sex advice, summer edition
    Happy summer, hot stuffs! It’s that time again, time for beer gardens, tankinis and another round of quick ‘n’ dirty sex advice, because though the days may be long, our attention spans are short. Let’s hit it and quit it (but...
  • HPV tied to higher esophageal cancer risk

    HPV tied to higher esophageal cancer risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new review of previous research links infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) to a three-fold greater chance of esophageal cancer. "This doesn't mean it is present in all (esophageal cancers), but it may be a factor in a...
  • Deap Vally is empowering women through music

    Deap Vally is empowering women through music
    The two women of Deap Vally are really bummed out by the idea of a walk of shame. You know, the ritualistic morning skulk back home after hooking up with someone you probably won't call again. They're not torn up about the hookup part, though. It's...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Suits' on USA

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Suits' on USA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 18 - 24, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Nine for IX The new episode "The...
  • Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have separated

    Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have separated
    Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have split, at least for a while. "Catherine and Michael are taking some time apart to evaluate and work on their marriage," a rep for the actress said in a statement Wednesday. The Hollywood power couple,...