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Fiorina speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland, February 2015.

Carly Fiorina recently said some unnamed vaccine-preventable diseases are “not communicable” and “not contagious,” and some immunizations are not “necessary” for school-age children. The fact is that every immunization recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention covers a highly communicable disease. Read more»

SciCheck: Sen. Rand Paul gave false and misleading statements about vaccine safety in two separate interviews, including a claim that “many” children have developed “profound mental disorders” after vaccinations. Read more»

Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued two new studies of sexually transmitted behavior just in time for Valentine's Day. And, let's just say... the results ain't pretty. Read more»

A new study says cancer is now the number one killer of Latinos in the United States.

A new study says cancer is now the number one killer of Latinos in the United States. Read more»

Parents who may have concerns about childhood vaccinations can get answers Saturday when doctors from the University of Arizona address questions about the benefits and safety of immunizations. Read more»

A new study suggests that the human papillomavirus, one of the most common sexually transmitted viruses in the United States, may also cause cardiovascular disease. Read more»

Texas Gov. Rick Perry and lawmakers curtailed funding for Planned Parenthood earlier this year by cutting the state's family planning budget by nearly 66 percent. In Texas, these state-funded family planning services have included birth control, STD testing, breast cancer exams, and pap smears that screen for HPV, the virus that can lead to cervical cancer — but not abortions. Read more»

Texas governor and Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry talks with reporters Wednesday in New Hampshire.

A day after the White House and even some fellow Republicans admonished Gov. Rick Perry for warning of potentially “treasonous” acts by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman, the governor responded — more politely this time. Read more» 1