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Boys also should get HPV shots, medical experts say
Some medical experts are calling for boys, in addition to girls, to be routinely vaccinated against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus. Although men can't get the cervical cancer that can result from HPV, they can get HPV and pass it on to their partners
- Medical Experts Say Boys.doc( 337.92 Kb )
Cancer in Migrants Monograph
This monograph looks at the incidence of cancer in mobile populations as well as significant issues in cancer screening, treatment and prevention for this population.
- Cancer Monograph.pdf( 10,289.12 Kb )
CDC issues ACIP recommendations for the use of HPV vaccine
These recommendations represent the first statement by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) on the use of a quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on June 8, 2006. This report summarizes the epidemiology of HPV and associated diseases, describes the licensed HPV vaccine, and provides recommendations for its use for vaccination among females aged 9-26 years in the United States. March 2007.
- Acip Hpv032007.pdf( 5,056.07 Kb )
Diabetes and Mexicans: Why the Two Are Linked
An essay that appeared in CDC's publication, Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice and Policy, January 2005
Domestic Violence Clinicial Supplement, 2002
- Dv Clinical Supplement2002.pdf( 1,001.59 Kb )
Domestic Violence Monograph
Overview of domestic violence in the migrant community.
- Dv Monograph.pdf( 15,953.52 Kb )
Ethics in Research: Protecting Human Subjects
National Farmworker Health Conference (May 22) - Presentation
- Annual Conference Mcn Research Presentation.pdf( 19,419.75 Kb )
Health and Medical Care among the Children of Immigrants
New research out of Cornell University's College of Human Ecology found that low-income children of immigrants have much poorer health than low-income children of citizens, as reported in a special section of the journal Child Development.
Hepatitis B Vaccination Among High-Risk Adolescents and Adults B San Diego, California 1998-2001.
Immigrants as Younger and More Diverse
The figures show that immigration trends are forming a unique generational divide: those immigrants over 40 are largely white, while those under 40 are increasingly Hispanic, Asian and from other minority groups.
- Immigrants Younger And Diverse.pdf( 132.76 Kb )