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LA County urges vaccinations for gay men following three deaths from meningitis

Thursday, April 3, 2014
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LOS ANGELES -- Three of eight people who contracted bacterial meningitis this year have died, and all three had sex with other men, Los Angeles County health officials said Thursday. [...]

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Studies show big promise for HIV prevention injections

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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Research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV. [...]

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NYC health officials warn of meningitis risks ahead of gay pride weekend

Monday, June 17, 2013
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NEW YORK -- New York City officials have issued a warning given ahead of the upcoming gay pride weekend, advising visitors to consult their physicians about receiving a meningitis vaccination. [...]

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CDC recommendation for HPV vaccination for boys may be a tough sell

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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The Centers for Disease Control this week issued a finding that young boys, as well as girls, should be given the controversial vaccination against human papillomavirus, or HPV. The recommendation by a CDC's advisory panel is designed to to protect young people from HPV infection before they become sexually active. [...]

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