| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:07 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. introduction of a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer in 2006 has reduced infections with the human papillomavirus or HPV - the sexually transmitted virus that causes the disease - by more than half among girls and young women,...
| Jul 2, 2013
Dear Amy: I am in a serious relationship with a divorced man, and we are moving into a new home together soon.
He has two children with his ex. Both kids are wonderful and respond very well to me. Their mother is currently with a man and is building a...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Happy summer, hot stuffs! It’s that time again, time for beer gardens, tankinis and another round of quick ‘n’ dirty sex advice, because though the days may be long, our attention spans are short. Let’s hit it and quit it (but...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Article by Emmanuel Byamukama with contributions from Marie Langham and Bob Fanning.
The majority of winter wheat in South Dakota is at the flag leaf stage with some fields already flowering. Inspection of winter wheat fields in Douglas, Charles Mix,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:39 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Antibodies to a high-risk type of a virus that causes mouth and throat cancers when transmitted via oral sex can be detected in blood tests many years before onset of the disease, according to a World Health Organisation-led team of...
| Jun 14, 2013
Dear Amy: I am an 18-year-old senior in high school. I am about to graduate and go to college. Each time I go for a yearly checkup, my doctor suggests that I get the HPV vaccine. My mother, who is a little skittish, hems and haws and ultimately decides...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Michael Douglas recently addressed his bout with throat cancer, leading many to believe that his particular battle with the disease was brought on by oral sex. But now his camp is backtracking on the comments.
In a candid interview with the Guardian...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:37 PM
January is cervical cancer awareness month, and at Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando, we are ringing in the new year by talking prevention all month long. Cervical cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer in women. It’s also the most...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Cervical cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among women worldwide, yet it is almost always preventable with the Pap test.
Cervical cancer grows slowly, as abnormal cells begin to change into a pre-cancerous state. For some women, pre-...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Is it healthy to get circumcised well into your mid-40s? And can not being circumcised cause urinary tract infections?--Anon.
Like my first boyfriend, I thank you sir, for putting the fate of your penis in my very unqualified hands. Circumcision is a...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:56 PM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - An increasing number of younger women in the United States are delaying their first Pap test for cervical cancer until after they reach 21, reflecting new U.S. guidelines, health officials said on Thursday.
But 60 percent of U.S....
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:19 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Fighting the tobacco industry's tactics in the world's poorest countries and ensuring the best vaccines get to those most in need are key to cutting the number of cancer deaths worldwide, according to a report by specialists in the...