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  • Health tips for freshmen

     Health tips for freshmen
    Attention, freshmen: You will likely pick up more than knowledge and new friends when you start college. There's a good chance you'll at least catch a cold from living in the tight quarters of a dormitory, physicians and students say. "The thing (about)...
  • Savage Love: Condom Questions

    Savage Love: Condom Questions
    I am a hetero female, but one of my biggest fantasies is for a guy to dress up in women's underwear. Not full-blown drag, just a teddy, fishnets, and some heels. He doesn't even have to act like a woman. I just want him to parade around a bit, and just...
  • Controversial contraception mandate goes into effect

    Controversial contraception mandate goes into effect
    A new piece of the controversial Affordable Care Act goes into effect today and it focuses on women's health. The newest provision offers certain services free of charge for the patient, including free forms of birth control. Much of the focus of this...
  • New Women's Health Care Benefits Now In Effect

    New Women's Health Care Benefits Now In Effect
    It's a big day for women across the country as a part of President Obama's health care reform law goes into effect today. What this means for insured women is that their insurance companies can offer eight services for free. No co-pay or deductible is...
  • HPV connected to oral cancers too

    HPV connected to oral cancers too
    It's common knowledge that HPV — or human papillomavirus — is linked with cervical cancer, thanks to the controversy over the vaccine. But far fewer people know that this same sexually transmitted viral strain is connected to oral cancers,...
  • A sharp divide on ultrasounds, HPV, 'personhood'

     A sharp divide on ultrasounds, HPV, 'personhood'
    RICHMOND – When Majorie was 8 years old in the early 1930s, she came home from school in the Texas community she grew up in to find her mother and a friend talking about a neighbor woman who had just died, leaving four children behind. "This...
  • Group backs HPV shot recommendation for boys

    Group backs HPV shot recommendation for boys
    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...
  • HPV vaccine recommended for boys

    HPV vaccine recommended for boys
    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,...
  • Circumcision tied to lower prostate cancer risk

    Circumcision tied to lower prostate cancer risk
    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...
  • "Cutting" your risk of prostate cancer

    "Cutting" your risk of prostate cancer
    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....
  • 'Girls' scorecard: All adventurous women have HPV, huh?

    'Girls' scorecard: All adventurous women have HPV, huh?
    This week's episode is titled "All Adventurous Women Do." Do what? Boogie board? Eat that day-old cake from out of the trash can when they're starving? Sit down on the No. 66 Chicago bus without checking the seat? No. All adventurous women apparently have...
  • Doctors recommending HPV vaccine for boys

     Doctors recommending HPV vaccine for boys
    Q: I've heard that the HPV vaccine is now being recommended for boys. Why? Does my 12-year-old son really need this? A: Yes, the quadrivalent HPV4 (brand name Gardasil) vaccine is now routinely recommended for all boys 11 to 12 years of age. It is a good...