Federal government now backs morning-after pills for all girls
NEW YORK — After setting off a storm of criticism from abortion rights groups upset that a Democratic president had sided with social conservatives, the Obama administration said it will comply with a judge's order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.Continued ...
Shingles vaccines to be given June 25
DANVILLE – The Montour County State Health Center will administer Shingles vaccines to any eligible residents 50 and older from 9 a.m. to noon June 25 in the Montour Senior Center, 500 W. Mahoning St.Continued ...
New Research: Sunscreen slows skin aging, if used often enough
WASHINGTON — If worry about skin cancer doesn't make you slather on sunscreen, maybe vanity will: New research provides some of the strongest evidence to date that near-daily sunscreen use can slow the aging of your skin.Continued ...
Penn State joins other big Ten schools in cancer research
HERSHEY — Big Ten schools including Penn State have banded together on cancer research.Continued ...
The universities formally started the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium this month in Chicago.
HPV a growing cause of upper throat cancer
ATLANTA — Actor Michael Douglas’ comments about throat cancer have thrown a spotlight on cancer risks from a sexually spread virus.Continued ...
- Federal government now backs morning-after pills for all girls