Items Tagged ‘immunization’

March 18, 2013

Cervical Cancer Vaccines Spurned by 44% of U.S. Parents

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Researchers analyzed data from a national survey from 2008 to 2010 on immunizations for teenagers…“That’s the opposite direction that rate should be going,” Robert Jacobson, a pediatrician at the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center in Rochester, Minnesota, and a senior researcher of the paper, said in a statement. “HPV causes essentially 100 percent of cervical cancer and 50 […]

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Tags: Bloomberg, cervical cancer, Dr. Robert Jacobson, HPV, immunization, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, vaccine

July 31, 2012

Fighting Off Germs of Olympic Proportions

By Mystery User

If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands who will attend the Summer Olympic Games in London, follow these tips to avoid contracting germs in the crowd. But even if you’re not one of the lucky few able to watch Olympians compete in person, this public health advice will help you stay healthy right here […]

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Tags: Dr. Gregory Poland, EHS Today, immunization, Summer Olympic Games

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