Joint statement calls for all boys and girls to complete the three-dose vaccination by their 13th birthdays

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The ethical implications of addiction vaccines

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The online tool, called Breast Screening Decisions, grew out of a blog post written by Margaret Polaneczky, a gynecologist at Weill Cornell Medical College, back in 2009. That’s when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force first recommended that average-risk women in their 40s shouldn’t be automatically be screened for breast cancer

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Each year, nearly three times as many Americans die from suicide as from homicide. More Americans kill themselves than die from breast cancer

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Everyone who has HIV should immediately be put on antiretroviral triple therapy and everyone at risk of becoming infected should be offered protective doses of similar drugs, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday as it issued new HIV treatment and prevention guidelines

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That outcome contradicted some critics’ predictions that so-called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, would lead to less condom use and more H.I.V. infections.

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Chiapas, the southernmost state in Mexico, is a mix of wonder and sadness. It is home to rain forests, Mayan ruins, waterfalls, rugged highlands — and some of the country’s highest death rates among women in childbirth

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What if we could use a simple, routine test to screen every baby for autism? It’s not as far-fetched as it sounds. Larger-scale clinical trials for an eye-tracking device that could be used to predict autism are slated to begin this year

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