Health Rewind: Obesity Linked to Proximity to Fast Food Joints

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Boosting HPV Vaccines Among Girls

Despite cervical cancer being a major consequence of genital human papillomavirus (HPV), a new study suggests that the best way to encourage teenage girls to get vaccinated is to focus on STD prevention instead. Researchers from Ohio State University believe that young girls are not concerned with the threat of cancer because it seems down the road. However, they were more concerned about the immediate effects of an STD. 

 

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