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Entries Tagged as 'Human papillomavirus'

Focus on Cervical Cancer Prevention

January 21st, 2010 · 3 Comments · Feminism, Lesbian, LGBT, Social Policy

Next week is European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. There are a number of developments recently in screening for cervical cancer – some I’ve previously written about which have concerned me but it’s vitally important that women continue to be screened for the disease.  (And for the many lovely lesbians who read this blog –  I […]


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Mary Harney tries to hide another crappy cut that costs buttons

November 5th, 2008 · 6 Comments · Irish Politics

Yesterday afternoon Mary Harney released this from the Department of Health. I heard something during my pre-election nap and knew I was not dreaming. This was a perfect day for dumping bad news but this is news can’t just be dumped. The campaign to vaccinate young woman against HPV was not without it’s flaws as […]


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