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Support for universal vaccination of all boys aged 12-13 against human papillomavirus

Marge Berer, RHM Editor; Lisa Hallgarten, RHM Online Editor

Reproductive Health Matters, member of HPV Action

This paper, sent to the UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) is in support of universal vaccination of all boys aged 12-13 against human papillomavirus (HPV) as a cause of genital warts and HPV-linked cancers that affect men regardless of their sexual orientation… 3,328 more words

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Obamacare Author: We Shouldn't Have Passed Obamacare The Way We Did | The Daily Caller

Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, who’s been Congress over 40 years and much of that time to no good purpose, almost literally articulates my analysis of Obamacare. 52 more words

Health Policy

Oooops. Vermont, one of America’s most loony states (ensconced nicely in almost uniformly politcally loony New England…just another reason to hope that the Patriots lose their first playoff game), decides not to pursue single payer. 23 more words

Health Policy

JAMA Forum: Will a New Website Empower Patients to Ask Their Physicians About Financial Relationships With Industry?

By Paul D. Thacker, Aaron S. Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH, and Eric G. Campbell, PhD, MA

The federal government recently unveiled a website called Open Payments… 1,308 more words

The JAMA Forum

There is no more glaring example of why Americans detest the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) and its messengers than this incomprehensible interview that Obamacare queen… 186 more words

Health Policy

Obamacare (PPACA) - Reducing Health Inequities

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 established the most comprehensive healthcare policy reform since the inception of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965. 366 more words

Public Policy

Equitable policy to attain universal reproductive health: the example of Cuba

By Jonathan Broad, Academic Foundation Doctor in the Horizon Centre, Torbay Hospital, UK and a Research Associate in Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, with an interest in gender violence, social equity and health in Palestine. 1,124 more words

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