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girl getting HPV vaccine

SURE SHOT  In the United States, HPV vaccination rates lag for girls and boys. The message that the vaccine prevents cancer isn’t getting out there, researchers say.

Zika virus

HIDE AND SEEK  Zika virus (red) remains in the central nervous system much longer than it does in the bloodstream, which could help explain its effects on the brain.

toddler napping

SNOOZE NOW OR LATER  Late afternoon naps can push back bedtime, but naps probably don’t affect the total amount of sleep a toddler gets in a 24-hour period, a study suggests.

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