"Have you gotten your shots? The question is not as bratty as it sounds. There are a handful of places on earth you literally can't visit without getting vaccinated, and a wide array of countries where a few recommended shots could be the difference between a dream vacay and a medevac.
Proselytizing of any shape or stripe should be viewed with a raised eyebrow and a challenging question. When this proselytizing is based on what one might charitably term pseudoscience (but truly resembles complete quackery) we should not simply be skeptical, we should be incredulous.
Information on Twitter flashes by in an instant making it inevitable that you'll miss important tweets and information from the most resourceful NGOs, foundations, and experts on Twitter.
The strongest predictor of whether a kid gets the HPV vaccine is doctor recommendation. Doctors and other health care providers: Don't miss a single opportunity to vaccinate your patients.
Jenny's McCarthy's appointment to the chair vacated by Elisabeth Hasselbeck on The View has critics up in arms. The new post gives McCarthy the opportunity to share her opinions with three million viewers -- many of them mothers -- each day.
If the average taxpayer invested $25 a year in global health through his or her taxes, that would support HIV/AIDS treatment for one person for nearly a month, or malaria treatment for 46 people, or combination vaccines for about four children.
So when Mohamed Morsi was elected president of Egypt, or when Hamas and Hezbollah won elections in Gaza and Lebanon, some Committee on Core Beliefs should have had a veto over the outcome? What could possibly go wrong?
Today, CDC released some really good news -- the prevalence of types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that commonly cause cervical cancer in women has dropped about half in girls aged 14-19 since 2006, when the vaccination program started.
Talk about 'Beyond Right & Left' -- when Franken-Rove clash with Scahill-Beck over the NSA program, knee-jerkers are confused. So Huffington & Matalin debate domestic snooping not by Hoover against protestors in the '60s but by Obama after 9/11 and Boston. Is Snowden an Ellsberg or Manning?
Former ABC Bachelorette hopeful and pediatric dentist Dr. Misee Harris was simply researching HPV online and was shocked to see the news surrounding...
It seems that many would rather put youth at risk for cancer than face the fact that they may sometimes forego their Tootsie Pops for something a little less sugary. Only time will tell whether we will move toward making HPV vaccines more accessible to young people, including boys.
It is India's dramatic achievement that has catapulted polio eradication to the top of the near-term global health agenda. The "last mile" to eradication may be hazardous to transverse--but the end-point is now in sight.
Uncomfortable talking about oral sex? Get over it. No one wanted to talk about AIDS in its infancy ... or breast cancer for that matter. By talking about HPV throat cancer, Michael Douglas is my hero.
At least 1/3 of all child deaths -- almost 3 million every year -- are linked to chronic undernutrition. No war, no flood, no coup necessary -- these are the children who fall through the cracks between food and nutrition.
In three decades we have made tremendous progress in the battle against the HIV epidemic. There are now over three dozen approved drugs and combination regimens that, when taken correctly, can extend life for decades.
Nothing about AIDS vaccine research and development has ever been easy or straightforward except for one simple truth: to end the AIDS epidemic we will ultimately need an effective vaccine.