Preventive Care

American Cancer Society Aims to Boost HPV Vaccination

Vaccinations have declined during the COVID-19 pandemic, but an American Cancer Society aims to boost HPV immunization for cancer prevention with a renewed campaign.

Study: Multilevel Interventions Improve HPV Vaccination Rates

New research illustrates the importance of providing education and training to pediatric and family medicine providers regarding human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines.

COVID-19 Can Increase Risks for Cardiovascular Events

In the rapidly changing landscape surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it is imperative that health care providers remain abreast of current recommendations from reliable sources.

What Should Smokers Expect When Quitting?

When a patient or provider makes the decision to quit smoking, it is critical to address not only the benefits of smoking cessation but the challenges that lie ahead.

Age of HPV Vaccine Indication Expanded to Include Adults Up to 45 Years

Officials with the FDA have approved a supplemental application for Merck's Gardasil 9 (Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) that expands the approved use of the vaccine to include individuals aged 27 to 45 years.

CDC Survey Suggests Workplace Initiatives Increase Flu Vaccination

Health care professionals were more likely to be vaccinated when their workplace promoted or required vaccines.

Study: Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Linked to Reduced Anxiety Symptoms

An analysis of 19 clinical studies shows that an association exists between omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid treatment and a reduced severity of anxiety symptoms.

HPV Vaccinations Increase Among Adolescents, But Improvement Needed

More adolescents are starting and completing the human papillomavirus (HPV) series of immunizations, but some forms of cancers caused by the virus are rising.

Cervical Cancer Screening Recommendations Updated By USPSTF

The latest recommendation from the United States Preventive Services Task Force said cervical cancer screening depends on a woman’s age and other factors.

Stroke in Infant Would Have Likely Been Prevented with Vaccination

A young patient, aged 11 months, suffered a stroke after being infected with chickenpox, likely from unvaccinated siblings.