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Published on: July 22, 2021
Put health on your back-to-school planning list this year. Vaccinations, nutritious lunches, and sleeping right are all part of the equation.
Published on: December 9, 2020
A study using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides evidence that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is effectively reducing the numbers of cervical precancer – lesions that can become cervical cancer.
Published on: September 9, 2020
Back-to-school time is a good time to find out what vaccinations are recommended for everyone – young, old, and in-between – especially this year when many routine care visits have been delayed.
Published on: July 8, 2020
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has updated its guideline for human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination. New recommendations are for healthcare providers to routinely offer the HPV vaccine series to boys and girls between ages 9 and 12.
Published on: August 29, 2019
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that just over half (51.1%) of teenagers were fully vaccinated for human papillomavirus (HPV) as of 2018, up 2.5 percentage points from 48.6% in 2017.
Published on: August 27, 2018
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that almost half (49%) of teenagers have been fully vaccinated for human papillomavirus (HPV), an increase of 5 percentage points from 2016.
Published on: July 24, 2013
Researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and colleagues have found that the HPV vaccine protects women from a form of the virus that causes oral infection as well as cervical infection.