Published on July 3, 2019
Updated on November 1, 2019
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HPV vaccine now recommended through age 45 in some cases
WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (The Washington Post)—A federal public health advisory panel said Wednesday that some people through age 45 could benefit from getting an HPV vaccine and should discuss the possibility with their doctors.
The recommendation, which came during a two-day meeting of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, could expand the pool of people whose insurance providers may cover the HPV vaccine.
San Francisco Bans Sale of Juul and Other E-Cigarettes
June 25, The New York Times
They turn to Facebook and YouTube to find a cure for cancer — and get sucked into a world of bogus medicine
June 25, The Washington Post
10 Ways to Lower the Cancer Risk of Grilling
June 27, The New York Times
First cancer center opens on Native American reservation
June 27, ABC News