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ICYMI, July 3, 2019

July 3, 2019

Photo by Heather Hazzan, SELF Magazine

NOTE: ICYMI was not sent on Friday, June 28 due to technical difficulties. The below stories are news highlights from last week. There will be no ICYMI email on Friday, July 5. Have a safe and happy 4th of July!

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HPV vaccine now recommended through age 45 in some cases

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (The Washington Post)—A federal public health advisory panel said Wednesday that some people through age 45 could benefit from getting an HPV vaccine and should discuss the possibility with their doctors.

The recommendation, which came during a two-day meeting of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, could expand the pool of people whose insurance providers may cover the HPV vaccine.

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