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HPV Vaccination Rate Remains Low, Experts Concerned

The vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer among other ailments, is in the news again after a survey published in the journal Pediatrics announced that the overwhelming majority of girls have not received the vaccine despite the urging of major medical groups. …

Common HPV Virus Linked To Lung Cancer, Research Finds

<i>By Amir Khan</i><p>A common virus affecting 79 million Americans, already known to cause cervical and head and neck cancers, may also be linked to lung cancer, according to preliminary research findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting.<p>The findings, which have not …

24 March marks World TB (Tuberculosis) Day.

24 March marks World TB (Tuberculosis) Day.<p>A lot of progress has been made against tuberculosis – 20 million lives have been saved between 1995 and 2011. But in some countries, as many as 35% of patients newly ill with TB are resistant to many drugs.<p>“We are sitting on a powder keg. We desperately need to scale up our response to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis,” says Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General.<p>It can cost several hundred times more to treat people with drug-resistant tuberculosis …

Fifteen Years After A Vaccine Scare, A Measles Epidemic

Great Britain is in the midst of a measles epidemic, one that public health officials say is the result of parents refusing to vaccinate their children after a safety scare that was later proved to be fraudulent.<p>More than 1,200 people have come down with measles so far this year, following nearly …

Flipboard for Neighborhood Activists, Issue Advocates, Political Junkies and Pols

Inside Flipboard / May 7, 2013<p>Flipboard 2.0 gives readers a new outlet for their creative potential and tools to express their views, passions and …

Mom & Me & Mom

• <b>Author:</b> Maya Angelou<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Book club pick for Emma Watson’s Our Shared Shelf • A moving memoir about the legendary author’s relationship with her mother</b><br>The story of Maya Angelou’s extraordinary life has been chronicled in her multiple bestselling autobiographies. But now, at …

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Obama to Oklahoma: 'We've got your back'

Oklahomans will "rise again" and will have the nation behind them as they struggle to bounce back from tornadoes that tore through the state last week, officials said Sunday, a day of quiet reflection and prayer.<p>"As fellow Americans, we're going to be there as shelter from the storm for the people …

The Wealth Choice

• <b>Author:</b> Dennis Kimbro<p>It's no secret that these hard times have been even harder for the Black community.<p>Approximately 35 percent of African Americans had no measurable assets in 2009, and 24 percent of these same households had only a motor vehicle. Dennis Kimbro, observing how the weight of the …

Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction

• <b>Author:</b> Bobby Flay and Others<p><b>The man who got America fired up about grilling now extends his serious outdoor skills to low and slow barbecue and the intoxicating flavors of wood smoke.</b><p>This special <i>iBooks Author</i> version of <i>Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction</i> invites you to:<br>- <b>Connect to Bobby’s Twitter …

U.S. beach cities support Jersey Shore's return by withholding ads

New Jersey, which launched the start of its summer season on Friday after many of its beaches were devastated by Superstorm Sandy last year, is …

Sun, Sand, and Summertime: Weekly Roundup

Memorial Day weekend is here, you guys. And there are two reasons to celebrate: The first (and most important) being the men and women who fight …

California's outlet stores and malls fuel Chinese tourism boom

Minutes after arriving by bus at an outlet mall in Cabazon, a dozen or so Chinese tourists hustled out to buy luggage that they planned to stuff with …

Eat, Pray, Love your way through Italy

More than six million people have read <i>Eat Pray Love</i>, Elizabeth Gilbert's account of her year-long trip through Italy, India and Bali. But seriously, how did she ever make it past eating in Italy?<p>After sampling Rome's gelato, departures require serious discipline – plus maybe some non-refundable …