California Minors Now Allowed To Get STD Vaccines Without Parents'…

California Governor Jerry Brown just signed legislature that allows minors in the state to receive anti-STD vaccines without parental consent. » 10/10/11 1:45pm 10/10/11 1:45pm

Oral Sex Linked To Throat Cancer, Is Best Argument Yet For Giving Boys…

New research shows that throat cancers caused by HPV — usually contracted through oral sex — are on the rise. It's upsetting news, but there's something we can do: start testing the HPV vaccine for throat cancer prevention, and vaccinate boys. » 10/04/11 11:35am 10/04/11 11:35am

California Bill Would Allow Vaccines For All STDs Without Parental…

A bill passed by the California legislature this month would allow clinicians to vaccinate kids against HPV without their parents consent — and it could apply to other STDs too. » 9/26/11 4:05pm 9/26/11 4:05pm

Teens Still Aren't Getting The HPV Vaccine

The HPV vaccine has been on the market since 2006, but as of last year, only 49% of girls have had their shots. Health officials are disappointed by the response, but they say there are several reasons the cervical cancer vaccine isn't catching on — including parents' refusal to acknowledge that one day their precious… » 8/26/11 10:40am 8/26/11 10:40am

CDC Panel Approves Cervarix • Endorsement Of Oklahoma Abortion Law…

• A CDC advisory committee has recommended GlaxoSmithKline's HPV vaccine Cervarix, which is similar to Merck's Gardasil vaccine, for use in girls and women. But, some say Cervarix is overpriced because it offers less protection than Gardasil. • » 10/21/09 5:30pm 10/21/09 5:30pm

Hitler's Skull Is Female • Domestic Violence Shelters Close Due To…

• A DNA test of the skull fragment previously believed to be Hitler's has revealed it is actually a woman's. The find has raised questions about what happened to Hitler's remains and whether he really committed suicide. • » 9/28/09 5:30pm 9/28/09 5:30pm

FDA Panel To Make Recommendations On Two HPV Vaccines

On September 9, a Food & Drug Administration advisory committee will consider whether Gardasil should be approved for boys and if Cervarix, another HPV vaccine approved for women in developing countries, should be sold in the U.S. [Business Week] » 8/28/09 11:20am 8/28/09 11:20am

HPV Vaccine Approved For Women In Developing Countries

The World Health Organization has approved Cervarix, a second cervical cancer vaccine, made by GlaxoSmithKline. This will hopefully mean good things for women in developing countries. » 7/09/09 12:40pm 7/09/09 12:40pm