The Centers for Disease Control report that nearly 25 million women are infected with some form of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Of those, more than three million are thought to have one of the four strains known to cause cases of cervical cancer and genital warts.
Mayo Clinic is launching a series of new free audio podcasts so people can learn more about diseases or conditions that interest them through in-depth discussions with Mayo Clinic experts.
Tulane general internist Jeffrey Wiese reminds us that summer heat can strike with little warning. Children, the elderly, overweight persons and people on certain medications need to take extra precautions because they are especially vulnerable to the effects of heat.
Shape Up Somerville: Eat Smart. Play Hard.? a community-based environmental change intervention to prevent obesity in culturally diverse, early elementary school children reduced weight gain over one school year.
The Cricket World Cup (Cup) will be held in several Caribbean nations (Jamaica, St Kitts & Nevis, Antigua & Barbuda, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Barbados, Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago, and Guyana) March 4?April 28, 2007.