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Some girls overestimate HPV vaccine protection

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Some adolescent girls who get the HPV vaccine to prevent cervical cancer wrongly think they no longer need to practice safe sex, U.S. researchers said on Monday. The study, published in the Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, shows the need for better education about the vaccines…

Fundie message to young people of color: thou shalt not master your domain

Do you remember Joycelyn Elders, the first black U.S. surgeon general, who served during the Clinton administration and stepped into a steaming pile of American Victorianism in regards to sexuality and safer sex? She was given the boot resigned after a brief 15 months: In 1994, she became a lightning…