Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

ACIP recommends catch-up HPV vaccines through age 26

(HealthDay)—Catch-up human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations are recommended for all persons through age 26 years and should be considered for some persons aged 27 to 45 years, according to research published in the Aug. ...

Health

Americans are smoking less than ever

The percentage of Americans who are smokers has fallen to an all-time low, now representing just 17.8 percent of the population, a study released Tuesday found.

Cardiology

CDC: 200,000 avoidable deaths from cardiovascular disease

(HealthDay)—There were about 200,000 avoidable deaths from cardiovascular disease in 2010 in the United States, with deaths occurring disproportionately among those over 65 years old, males, non-Hispanic blacks, and those ...

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