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  • 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...
  • Controversial contraception mandate goes into effect

    Controversial contraception mandate goes into effect
    A new piece of the controversial Affordable Care Act goes into effect today and it focuses on women's health. The newest provision offers certain services free of charge for the patient, including free forms of birth control. Much of the focus of this...
  • 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...
  • Decline in circumcisions could cost billions

     Decline in circumcisions could cost billions
    As the number of American parents increasingly leave their baby boys uncircumcised, HIV and other sexually transmitted disease rates are likely to climb, according to researchers from Johns Hopkins University, and the costs associated with those...
  • Vaccines aren't just for children

    Vaccines aren't just for children
    The reemergence of pertussis, or whooping cough, in the U.S. underscores the need for people of all ages to maintain protection against vaccine-preventable diseases, a message Project Immunize Virginia has been promoting for 17 years. "Our mission is...
  • Online Dish: Semen Cures Depression Among Women

    Online Dish: Semen Cures Depression Among Women
    Go out and have unprotected sex, you'll be happier! Say what?! That's what researchers from SUNY Albany are saying in a new study. They claim that certain chemicals found in semen can have a positive effect on the physical and mental health of women...
  • Learning from the best: Father-son businesses share secrets to success

    Learning from the best: Father-son businesses share secrets to success
    Sons learn from their fathers. Whether it’s how to throw a ball, ride a bike, shave or tie a tie, the lessons fathers teach can last a lifetime. But how do those lessons change when a son joins his father in business? Howard Magazine talked with...
  • Circumcision's benefits outweigh risks, doctors' group says

    Circumcision's benefits outweigh risks, doctors' group says
    The American Academy of Pediatrics is modifying its stance on circumcision for the first time in more than a decade, acknowledging that the health benefits outweigh the risks of the procedure, which involves removing the foreskin of a baby boy's penis....