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An article in The New York Times reports that the vaccination rate in girls for human papillomavirus (HPV) “did not improve at all from 2011 to 2012” as a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) survey revealed that “doctors were often failing to bring it up or recommend it.” Officials originally...
Reuters reports on a study in JAMA Psychiatry that has found a correlation between maternal smoking during pregnancy and later behavioral outcomes in children. The study compiled data from the United States, the UK, and New Zealand and also looked at adoptive versus biological mothers,  to “tease...

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Long Term Aspirin Use Tied to Lower Colon Cancer Risk

By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Low-dose aspirin, even if not taken daily, may reduce a woman’s risk of colon cancer over the long term, according to new data from the Women’s Health Study. The apparent benefit came at a cost, as women taking aspirin also had higher rates of gastric...