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HPV vaccine approved for men

Health Canada has approved the use of the HPV vaccine Gardasil for men. Pharmaceutical company Merck Frosst was granted authorization by the federal government on Feb. 22 to market Gardasil for boys and men from ages 9 to 26.

Pollution linked to diabetes

Studies showing a clear link between pollution and the development of diabetes have been around since the early 1990s. The National Academy of Sciences published a report in July 1993 that linked Type 2 diabetes to dioxin, one of the main chemicals in Agent Orange, the infamous herbicide used to clear vast swathes of Vietnamese

Stopping HIV/AIDS in the prison system

The rate of HIV and AIDS infection among prison inmates is anywhere from 10 to 20 times higher than the general population ”” a problem that could easily be curbed, according to the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, through the use of clean needles and medical supplies.

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