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After a review of HPV clinical trials, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that just two doses of HPV vaccine are sufficient for children age 14 or under, as long as the vaccines are given at least six months apart.
It's a fact: men avoid doctors. Surveys show that nearly 60 percent of men won’t see one even if they think they have a serious health problem. The reasons are both medical and societal, UC Irvine Health physicians say. Read More
School is back in session, and classrooms can be germ factories. What can you do to protect your kids – and keep them from infecting the rest of your family? Read More
The nasal spray flu vaccine of past years has been deemed not effective. But health experts say this should not dissuade parents from having their children get flu shots to protect against the dangerous virus. Read More
Myths about the flu are everywhere, making it difficult to tell the difference between what's fact and what's fiction. UC Irvine Health internist Dr. Emilie Chow busts 10 of the most common myths out there. Read More
In the hands of an experienced pediatrician, sports physicals can reveal undiagnosed health problems that, when treated appropriately, make it possible for student athletes to participate safely in athletics. Read More