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Programs to introduce and implement the human papillomavirus vaccine for boys will cut incidence of HPV and several cancers, according to a personal view published online July 29 in BMJ.
Medicare support for graduate medical education should be restructured and based on its value and contribution to the nation's health needs, according to a report published July 29 by the Institute of Medicine.
Preterm birth is associated with increased long-term risk of venous thromboembolism, according to a study published online July 28 in Pediatrics.
Pharmaceutical sales representatives' access to physicians is continuing to decrease, even in previously rep-friendly specialties, according to a report published by ZS Associates.
From 2012 to 2013, coverage for adolescents aged 13 to 17 years increased for all routinely recommended vaccinations.
Adolescent girls undergoing treatment for cancer are at high risk for heavy menstrual bleeding, and gynecologic care is advised for careful management of this problem, according to a Committee Opinion published in the August issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
New recommendations are presented for meningococcal vaccination in a policy statement published online July 28 in Pediatrics.
Most Americans focus on provider quality related to doctor-patient interactions rather than effectiveness of care when defining provider quality, according to a report published by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Preschool children consume less food when it is presented as instrumental to achieving a health goal, according to research published online June 12 in the Journal of Consumer Research.
An "unacceptably low" number of girls and boys are getting the human papillomavirus vaccine, which protects against cervical, anal, and other cancers, US health officials said Thursday.
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