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  • Genital warts tied to range of cancers

    Genital warts tied to range of cancers
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who've ever had genital warts may have a somewhat higher risk of several types of cancer — possibly including common skin cancers, a new study suggests. The findings, reported in the Journal of Infectious...
  • Medical screenings: Time is of the essence

    Medical screenings: Time is of the essence
    Deep down inside, we all know it: It's inevitable, this living, breathing, beautiful, multipart machine, the human body, is — at some point, somewhere — going to break down. We've all heard the warnings, the doctors' admonitions to get...
  • Health Notes: Some posit link between stress and cancer rates

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Some posit link between stress and cancer rates
    New statistics from the American Cancer Society show a slight decline in cancer death rates between 2004 and 2008, but a few types of cancer are on the rise.  Figures released last week, in Jan. 2012, show a drop in cancer death rates of 1.8 percent...
  • Virginia GA expected to vote on HPV vaccine Friday

    Virginia GA expected to vote on HPV vaccine Friday
    Republican Del. Kathy Byron introduced a bill to end Virginia's requirement to notify parents about the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine. The vaccine prevents cervical cancer and is recommended for girls entering 6th grade in Virginia. Virginia requires...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Free HPV vaccine The health department will provide free human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The vaccine, Gardasil, is available for both males and females ages 9 to 26. Those under 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a consent form. The clinic will...
  • HPV connected to oral cancers too

    HPV connected to oral cancers too
    It's common knowledge that HPV — or human papillomavirus — is linked with cervical cancer, thanks to the controversy over the vaccine. But far fewer people know that this same sexually transmitted viral strain is connected to oral cancers,...
  • A sharp divide on ultrasounds, HPV, 'personhood'

     A sharp divide on ultrasounds, HPV, 'personhood'
    RICHMOND – When Majorie was 8 years old in the early 1930s, she came home from school in the Texas community she grew up in to find her mother and a friend talking about a neighbor woman who had just died, leaving four children behind. "This...
  • Group backs HPV shot recommendation for boys

    Group backs HPV shot recommendation for boys
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Boys 11 years and up should get Merck & Co's Gardasil vaccine to protect them against HPV infections, which can cause genital warts as well as oral, penile and anal cancers, the nation's largest group of pediatricians said...
  • New Women's Health Care Benefits Now In Effect

    New Women's Health Care Benefits Now In Effect
    It's a big day for women across the country as a part of President Obama's health care reform law goes into effect today. What this means for insured women is that their insurance companies can offer eight services for free. No co-pay or deductible is...
  • Decline in circumcisions costing health care system billions, study finds

    Decline in circumcisions costing health care system billions, study finds
    A 20-year decline in male circumcision has cost the country $2 billion in medical costs that could have been prevented, Johns Hopkins researchers say in a study released Monday. In what is believed to be the first look at the economic impact of male...
  • As circumcision rates drop, costs increase: study

    As circumcision rates drop, costs increase: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - As gaps in insurance coverage lead to fewer male babies being circumcised in the United States, related health costs could end up increasing by millions of dollars every year, a new study suggests. Using a model based on...