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If you could vaccinate your kids against cancer, wouldn't you do it? The answer may sound obvious. But we can vaccinate our kids against some vicious types of cancer -- and many parents are deliberately choosing not to. Why? Because the cancers...
CNNThe most common sexually transmitted disease is often silent and invisible: human papillomavirus (also called HPV). But in some people HPV leads to genital warts and cancers -- notably, cervical cancer. The vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix were designed as...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES -- A porn actor, who works under the name Mr. Marcus, is claiming he is the one behind the recent syphilis scare that shut down the industry. The veteran actor told Adult Video News: "So now we're dealing with [syphilis] in our industry,...
Much of Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Jason Farley's recent research has focused on an evolving medical crisis: How to stop the spread of bacteria that have adapted immunity to most antibiotics. To stop it the medical community needs to track it. He's...
Your Sept. 30 article “Legislators praise their bills,” listed several bills introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake). Since the election for the 43rd State Assembly district is nearly upon us, I wanted to point out that Gatto&...
Tags: Mike Gatto, Voting, Politics, Elections
Staff WriterBRAWLEY — In collaboration with local agencies, the Brawley Union High School District will be offering community teen and parent forums throughout the school year beginning today. The monthly forums will cover a number of topics ranging from...
Tags: Robert J. Lopez, Parenting
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One out of every seven Los Angeles high schoolers with a cell phone has sent a sexually-explicit text message or photo, according to results of a 2011 survey that also found "sexters" more likely to engage in risky sex...
Premium Health News Servicehttp://www.kidsdr.com With college students heading off to school, I was reminded of a news story about Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, which now provides students with the emergency contraceptive, Plan B, via a vending machine on campus....
Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
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....
KIAHWhen it comes to circumcision, the top U.S. pediatricians group is saying the "snip" show a clear health benefit for newborn boys. The American Academy of Pediatrics says circumcision can lower the risk of sexually transmitted diseases like AIDS and...
CNNAs 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...
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