Posts tagged "HPV"

Study: State laws might not help improve HPV vaccination rates

HPV vaccination rates remain low, but are state laws the best way to improve them? New research from APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting takes a close look.

Aug. 5 news: Ebola preparations, HPV vaccines, Toledo’s water

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

Feb. 3 news: HPV vaccine not promoting sex, lowered abortion rate, marijuana food safety

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, February 3, 2014.

Dec. 23 news: NYC e-cigarette ban, HPV vaccine recall, Texas flu

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, Dec. 23, 2013.

Report: Cancer death rates overall decline, hurdles remain

A new report out Monday shows cancer death rates overall are inching down in the U.S., continuing a declining trend since the 1990s. Between 2000 and 2009, cancer death rates have decreased by 1.8 percent per year among men and by 1.4 percent per year among women.

Free preventive care, HPV vaccine, children on health insurance rolls

Health care overhaul says free preventive care, but still issues with actual implementation, so best to ask doctor first. Why get the HPV vaccine? Certain brand of failing artificial hips leading to high costs. All this and more topping today's public health headlines, Wednesday, December 28, 2011.

HPV vaccination rates lag among teens

A CDC report out this week delivers good and bad news about adolescent vaccinations. Data show far too few female teens are getting the HPV vaccine. We explain what's behind these findings.