| 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 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
...but good news for the rest of us: CDC: HPV vaccine reduced disease rates in teen girls by 56 percent...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:13 PM
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...
| 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,...
| 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
| 11:58 AM
Say it ain't so. There has never been a sadder day in American politics.
Political reporters are still in shock over Michele Bachmann's sudden announcement that she will not seek re-election to Congress. How dare she just up and walk away? What are we...
| Jun 2, 2013
Rep. Michele Bachmann got it backward in her surprising retirement announcement. Many "mainstream liberal media" critics will miss her, especially the fact-checkers.
"I fully anticipate," the Minnesota Republican declared in an eight-minute, 40-second,...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:03 AM
WASHINGTON — Bob Dole must be some kind of prophet.
Not 72 hours after Fox News aired the former Republican leader's suggestion that the GOP put out a "closed for repairs" sign, Michele Bachmann announced that she's going out of business. Just...
| Apr 11, 2013
Democrats claim we have one party that upholds science and one that rejects it. When it comes to climate change, presidential polling, stem cells, evolution and other topics, we are told, Republicans have no use for actual experts. They'd rather listen to...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Last week, Catonsville resident Jason Howard reaped the rewards for his theory on how to treat and cure cancer.
Now he and his co-workers are hoping the notoriety will mean a boost for their cause.
Howard was awarded $25,000 on April 3 from the Rangos...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Doctors and patients alike are often uncomfortable talking about sexual health and sexually transmitted disease. But a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that this squeamishness costs society millions of dollars spent trying to...