Diseases such as diabetes and cancer cause tens of millions of deaths each year, many of which are premature. Once the burden of rich countries, these non-communicable diseases are increasingly affecting individuals in low- and middle-income countries where they impose heavy burdens on already fragile health systems. Among the most deadly—and preventable—of these diseases is cervical cancer.
A new study suggests that HPV-related throat cancer is on the rise.
In 2007, Rick Perry signed an executive order mandating HPV vaccines for all girls entering the sixth grade. While he’s stood behind this decision for years, he began back-peddling as soon as he began running for president. While we may never know what Perry really thinks about HPV, STDs, and prevention, a close look at this issues shows us what he thinks about campaign contributions.
Tamika and Friends is a national organization whose mission is to raise awareness about cervical cancer and its link to HPV through education and prevention.
Virtually every one of the IOM recommendations will greatly benefit Latina women. whether they are seeking to plan and space pregnancies, have healthy pregnancies, keep their infants healthy, or get basic preventive healthcare.
In a new–and much-anticipated–report, the Institute of Medicine recommends that health reform guidelines for preventive care to be developed by the HHS include no-copay for contraception and a wide range of preventive services.
All My Children takes on the world of STDs with a storyline about HPV that is, unfortunately, more dramatic than it is accurate.
Little did Senator Jon Kyl’s office realized that when they said his lies about Planned Parenthood on the floor of the Senate were “not intended as factual statements,” they were describing the entire basis of the anti-choice movement.
Dear Mr. Beck: I understand it is your contention that “only hookers go to Planned Parenthood.” There must be a lot of hookers out here. I am one of them.
As the uncertainty of the very real-life drama about the budget stalemate and threatened shutdown of the federal government drags on, there is one thing you can count on. Every single major media outlet has gotten the story about riders wrong.