| May 9, 2013
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of some cancers related to the human papillomavirus (HPV) increased throughout the U.S. before vaccines against the sexually transmitted infection were available, says to a new study.
Researchers found an increase...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:35 PM
By Susan J. WhiteNorthShore University HealthSystem Oral and head and neck cancers comprise some of the most common cancers in the United States and have …...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, for the first time ever, women across the U.S. have access to life-saving preventive care without cost-sharing. Effective as soon as August 1, 2012 –today!– all new insurance plans are required to provide...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 6:21 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Voters in Los Angeles County will get to decide on whether porn actors should be required to wear condoms during filming.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation says they collected 371,000 signatures in five months, far exceeding the 232,000...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 11:45 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Boys 11 years and up should get Merck & Co's Gardasil vaccine to protect them against HPV infections, which can cause genital warts as well as oral, penile and anal cancers, the nation's largest group of pediatricians said...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 2:37 PM
There were more close votes on controversial legislation in the General Assembly Monday.
The Virginia Senate voted to carry over legislation that would have repealed the state's requirement that girls receive the HPV vaccine.
And a Roanoke Senator...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Remember when Gov. Perry mandated that all Texas girls get the HPV vaccination, you know, the human papillomavirus vaccine to help prevent cervical and throat cancers, and genital warts? The state legislature overturned Perry’s executive order,...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 11:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Circumcised men may have a slightly lower risk of developing prostate cancer than those who still have their foreskin, according to a new study.
The World Health Organization already recommends the controversial procedure...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:42 AM
They don't call it "The Big C" for nothing. People don't even like to say the word out loud.
The good news, we're told, is that there are many things we can do - or not do - in our adult lives to lower our risk of developing different types of cancer....
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:19 AM
There are new recommendations from the U.S. Preventative Service Task Force for how often women should be screened for cervical cancer. Instead of being screened annually, the task force is now recommending women be screened every three years.
| Mar 15, 2012
| 12:17 PM
You may not need a pap test every year. New guidelines are out regarding screening for cervical cancer.
For decades women have been told to get the test every year. The new recommendation from a government panel, The U.S. Preventative Risk Task Force,...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:56 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who've ever had genital warts may have a somewhat higher risk of several types of cancer — possibly including common skin cancers, a new study suggests.
The findings, reported in the Journal of Infectious...