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Two doses of HPV vaccine effectively prevent genital warts

Two doses of HPV vaccine effectively prevent genital warts
May 22, 2017

Two doses of HPV vaccine gave girls aged 9 to 14 years as much protection as three doses against genital warts, and both regimens provided significantly more protection than one dose or no doses at all, according to research recently published in Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Researchers suggest that their findings are another piece of the growing body of evidence to support administering HPV vaccinations at a young age.

Q&A: Tackling HIV among youth, transgender people

May 1, 2017
The CDC reported that in 2014, 22% of new HIV diagnoses in the United States occurred among young people aged 13 to 24 years, 80% of whom were gay and bisexual men. A…

Q&A: Stigma remains major challenge in combating STD epidemic in US

April 26, 2017
Each year, the CDC recognizes April as STD Awareness Month to raise public awareness about the impact of STDs and the importance of prevention, screening and treatment…
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Black teens with mental illnesses at increased risk for HIV, STIs

April 6, 2017
For black teenagers, who account for 63% of new adolescent HIV cases in the United States, education on proper coping mechanisms targeting depression, emotion
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Immunizations for Internationally Adopted Children

Pediatric Annals, August 2010, Volume 39 Issue 8
From 2000 to 2009, nearly 200,000 children were adopted from outside the United States.1 Although numbers have…
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HPV Immunization: Ensuring Your Patients Do Not Slip through the Cracks

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV) continue to be below those of other vaccines recommended for…
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In the Journals

Two doses of HPV vaccine effectively prevent genital warts

May 22, 2017
Two doses of HPV vaccine gave girls aged 9 to 14 years as much protection as three doses against genital warts, and both regimens provided…

Q&A: Tackling HIV among youth, transgender people

May 1, 2017
The CDC reported that in 2014, 22% of new HIV diagnoses in the United States occurred among young people aged 13 to 24 years, 80% of whom were gay…

Q&A: Stigma remains major challenge in combating STD epidemic in US

April 26, 2017
Each year, the CDC recognizes April as STD Awareness Month to raise public awareness about the impact of STDs and the importance of prevention…

In the Journals

Black teens with mental illnesses at increased risk for HIV, STIs

April 6, 2017
For black teenagers, who account for 63% of new adolescent HIV cases in the United States, education on proper coping mechanisms targeting

In the Journals

Confidentiality concerns may deter teens from sexual, reproductive health care services

April 5, 2017
According to a national survey, 12.7% of sexually-active teenagers and young adults who were on their parent’s insurance plan would not use…

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A Brief Resolved Unexplained Event and Congenital Neurosyphilis

Pediatric Annals, February 2017, Volume 46 Issue 2
Brief resolved unexplained event (BRUE) is a common pediatric problem that presents to ambulatory and emergency settings. Infants presenting with a…

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Herpes Simplex Virus in the Neonate

Pediatric Annals, February 2017, Volume 46 Issue 2
Neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV) disease is a serious, life-threatening condition that should be considered in neonates with fever, vesicular…

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First global analysis of neonatal herpes reveals 14,000 cases occur annually

February 10, 2017
Researchers conducting the first known global analysis of neonatal herpes estimated that approximately 14,000 cases occur each year. Although more…

New Hampshire reports gonorrhea outbreak after ‘significant’ spike in cases

January 20, 2017
New Hampshire is amid a gonorrhea outbreak after seeing a sharp spike in cases in 2016, state health officials said. The state, which had the lowest…

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Announcements increased HPV vaccine uptake in preteens vs. conversations

January 3, 2017
Pediatricians trained to use presumptive announcements vs. participatory conversation or no training for vaccination campaigns increased HPV…

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