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.
UN Meetings and Clinton Global Initiative on climate change and maternal health, Gardasil’s border issue, and news from around the web.
The Mexican State, the metropolitan area which surrounds the capital is implementing an HPV vaccination campaign aimed at students in the sixth grade.
A Democratic Congress and administration look forward to early wins on children’s health insurance and building momentum towards health care reform.
In Colombia, a bill that would introduce the vaccine into Bogotá’s public health care system has just failed for the third time.
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?
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.
Prof. Herald zur Hausen’s Nobel Prize-winning research paved the way for the first vaccine against cancer in medical history, the HPV vaccine.
The women’s health community’s own debate about the HPV The women’s health community’s own debate about the HPV vaccine has long been overshadowed by Merck’s aggressive marketing and lobbying efforts. In the midst of new critiques of Gardasil, now is a good time for women’s health advocates to reflect on what has happened, examine what remains unknown and recommit to providing the best in education and prevention.
In what seems to be more like tabloid style reportage than journalism one might expect from CNN, a report on Gardasil uses fear-mongering to tell a story of half-truths and incomplete facts.