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new book on HPV vaccine in historical context

speaking of HPV vaccines

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HPV and Men: What You Might Not Know About Prevention

More than half of sexually active men in the United States will have some form HPV at some point during their lifetime. Yet many don’t know the HPV vaccine was recently approved for men.

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Roundup: Stories That Remind Us Why Healthcare Reform is Needed

While Congress counts votes for healthcare reform, New Jersey debates eliminating family planning funding, and South Carolina’s budget is tough for those with HIV/AIDS.

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Roundup: Global Leaders Talk Women’s Health at UN Meetings, Gardasil Blocks Border for Young Woman

UN Meetings and Clinton Global Initiative on climate change and maternal health, Gardasil’s border issue, and news from around the web.

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Mexico to Offer Free HPV Vaccination in Federal District

The Mexican State, the metropolitan area which surrounds the capital is implementing an HPV vaccination campaign aimed at students in the sixth grade.

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The Weekly Pulse: Are We There Yet?

A Democratic Congress and administration look forward to early wins on children’s health insurance and building momentum towards health care reform.

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Colombia Fails to Include HPV Vaccine in Public Health System

In Colombia, a bill that would introduce the vaccine into Bogotá’s public health care system has just failed for the third time.

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Roundup: Abortion Has No Long-Term Effect on Mental Health; Allergic Reactions to Gardasil Uncommon

Abortion has no effect on long-term mental health; Clinton’s likely priorities as Secretary of State; allergic reactions to Gardasil uncommon; what effect would HHS conscience regulations have?

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Roundup: World AIDS Day, FOCA and the Fallout, South Dakotans in the Common Ground, Personal Takes on Adoption and Surrogacy

More on FOCA and Obama; South Dakotans took the common ground on abortion; take action on the HPV vaccine requirement for immigrant women; personal takes on surrogacy and adoption.

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RH Reality Check Interviews Nobel Prizewinner Herald zur Hausen

Prof. Herald zur Hausen’s Nobel Prize-winning research paved the way for the first vaccine against cancer in medical history, the HPV vaccine.

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