vaccines

Ugh
Ugh

Doctors Are Less Likely to Recommend the HPV Vaccine for Boys

Not getting the human papillomavirus vaccine could leave them at greater risk of developing certain cancers.
Jesse Hicks
3.30.18
HPV
HPV

Why It Matters If HPV Caused Your Head or Neck Cancer

Doctors are finding that some patients can be cured with way less treatment.
Shayla Love
1.12.18
Meducation
Meducation

Having an Egg Allergy Isn’t a Reason to Skip the Flu Shot

The flu vaccine is safe for people with egg allergies, say multiple expert groups.
Jesse Hicks
12.19.17
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

Men Are Five Times as Likely as Women to Have This Cancer-Causing STD

Men need the HPV vaccine, too.
Jesse Hicks
10.16.17
vaccines
vaccines

Penn State Won't Let Students Register for Classes Without Proof They've Been Vaccinated

The school had a mumps outbreak earlier this year.
Ed Cara
10.11.17
Unintended Consequences
Unintended Consequences

The CIA's Fake Vaccine Drive to Find Osama Bin Laden Lowered Vaccination Rates in Pakistan

News of the ploy made the Taliban even more anti-vax than it already was.
Jesse Hicks
9.15.17
vaccines
vaccines

A Crazy Dare in 1902 Helped Ignite the Anti-Vaxxer Movement

It kicked off a battle that went all the way to the Supreme Court.
Jason Feifer
9.13.17
Doctor's Note
Doctor's Note

Advice for Houston From a Doctor Who Treated Katrina Survivors

Texans will face more than mold after the floodwaters recede.
Corey Hebert, MD
9.1.17
trump adjacent shadiness
trump adjacent shadiness

Peter Thiel Is Helping Fund a Controversial Herpes Vaccine

The drug's first clinical trial was done overseas without traditional safety oversights.
Jesse Hicks
8.28.17
STDs
STDs

Why Is the HIV Vaccine Taking So Long?

For one thing, HIV doesn't play by the rules.
Maggie Puniewska
8.25.17
Sex
Sex

There's a Herpes Vaccine in Your Future

Plus other new developments from the world of STD research.
Emily Cassel
8.16.17
drug pricing
drug pricing

Bernie Sanders Proposes Rule to Lower Prices of Drugs Developed with Tax Dollars

It would require pharma companies to charge fair prices for drugs that result from federally funded research.
Jesse Hicks
8.1.17