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Get Off Your Ass, America

February 18, 2011


Even with the growing mountain of evidence against a sedentary lifestyle, Americans still struggle when it comes to the issue of getting enough activity. This Wednesday, the CDC released a new report with new activity estimates for all U.S. counties.   The conclusion?  “Americans who live in parts of Appalachia and the South are the least […]

Controversy Over New HPV Vaccine Guidelines

February 1, 2011


A vaccination policy statement released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics has already drawn fire from a number of anti-vaccine groups, specifically for its endorsement of vaccination against HPV infection in boys. First, let’s examine exactly what the AAP added to its guidelines regarding the HPV4 & HPV2 vaccines: “HPV4 may be administered in […]