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  • Katie Couric backs off from her anti-vaccine show--but not enough

    Katie Couric backs off from her anti-vaccine show--but not enough
    Having taken a fair amount of heat from the science-based community for her recent show promoting scare stories about an important immunological vaccine, Katie Couric has backed off.  In a piece appearing Tuesday in the Huffington Post, the TV host...
  • Duct tape can be safe, effective way to get rid of warts

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it safe to treat warts with duct tape? The over-the-counter treatments we've tried have not worked for my daughter. ANSWER: Although it may sound a little odd, research has shown that covering a wart with duct tape can be a safe...
  • One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Enough to Prevent Cervical Cancer

    One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Enough to Prevent Cervical Cancer
    Women who get one dose of the HPV vaccine, and not the full recommended series of three shots, may have adequate protection against the virus that leads to cervical cancer, according to a new study published this week in Cancer Prevention Research, a...
  • HPV vaccination rate stalls. 'We're dropping the ball,' CDC says

    Although HPV vaccinations can reduce the risk of cancer-causing infections in adolescent girls by half, immunization rates across the United States have stalled over the last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At a...
  • Sexual violence common among teens. Feeling responsible isn't.

    Sexual violence common among teens. Feeling responsible isn't.
    Nearly 1 in 10 young Americans between ages 14 and 21 acknowledges having perpetrated an act of sexual violence at least once, and 4% of a nationally representative sample of American kids reported attempting or completing rape, a new study finds. While...
  • Medical decisions at age 18: Suddenly, the day has come!

    http://www.kidsdr.com It suddenly seems like I've been in a time warp and many of my patients who "should still be little" are showing up for their pre-college physicals. It was hard enough for me to realize my own children had grown up, but now my...
  • American Academy of Pediatrics boosts health benefits of circumcision

    http://www.kidsdr.com Many new parents ask me about the pros/cons of circumcising their newborn sons. The American Academy of Pediatrics released a new policy statement today (Aug. 27) on circumcision, stating that the health benefits of the procedure...
  • Check your child's vaccination record

    http://www.kidsdr.com It's important to remember that not only infants and young children need vaccines. Older children (and even adults) continue to need vaccinations, and some vaccines are not given until a child is in his or her 'tween and teen years....
  • Gynecological consultation can be helpful for teen girls

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Our family doctor recently suggested that our 14-year-old daughter be seen by a gynecologist. He said he recommends this for all girls her age. Our daughter is not sexually active, so I'm wondering why she would need to see a specialist....
  • Propolis is perfect for immunity, blood sugar and cholesterol

    Propolis is perfect for immunity, blood sugar and cholesterol
    Dear Pharmacist: I take a dozen antibiotics per year due to frequent infections. What else can I take? Don't worry, I take probiotics. What I want is a natural antibiotic. — M.W., Santa Barbara, Calif. Dear M.W.: For millions of years, honeybees...
  • It works: HPV vaccine reduces infections by 56%, CDC says

    The HPV vaccine may be controversial, but it works, new research shows. The rate of HPV infection among teenage girls dropped from 11.5% in the “pre-vaccine era” to 5.1% in the “vaccine era,” researchers from the Centers for...
  • Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have separated

    Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have separated
    Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have split, at least for a while. "Catherine and Michael are taking some time apart to evaluate and work on their marriage," a rep for the actress said in a statement Wednesday. The Hollywood power couple,...