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CDC: More HPV vaccinations needed

Though the rates of teens getting the HPV vaccine climbed last year, those rates are nowhere near high enough.

What’s really in your food

More consumers are steering clear of unfamiliar or worrisome ingredients on food labels.

Lowering prices for cancer drugs

Cancer drugs can cost a $120,000 a year, and out-of-pocket expenses for the insured can run $25,000 to $30,000.

Teen use of morning-after pill rising

More than 1 in 5 sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill — a dramatic increase.

5 things to avoid in the NICU

If you’ve got a baby in the neonatal intensive care unit, here are five tests and treatments to avoid doing routinely.

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