Navigation Links
Texas Passes Bill To Halt Order Mandating HPV Vaccine for School Girls

The Texas House on Wednesday voted 135-2 to pass (HB 1098) a Senate-approved bill that would prevent mandatory vaccination for middle school girls in the state until 2011, the New York Times reports.//

Gov. Rick Perry (R) on Feb. 2 issued an executive order that mandates that all girls entering the sixth grade beginning in September 2008 receive an HPV vaccine. Perry has said the executive order will allow parents who do not want their daughters to receive an HPV vaccine "for reasons of conscience, including religious beliefs," to opt out of the requirement.

Under the executive order, girls and women ages nine to 21 who are eligible for public assistance will be able to receive Merck's HPV vaccine Gardasil at no cost beginning immediately.

The Senate on Monday voted 30-1 to pass the measure (New York Times, 4/26). Perry has 10 days, excluding Sundays, to decide whether he will sign it into law, allow it to become law without his signature or veto it, the Houston Chronicle reports.

A Perry spokesperson declined to say if the governor would veto the measure, the Austin American-Statesman reports. If Perry vetoes the bill, the Legislature could override it with a two-thirds majority vote in each chamber before the session ends May 28.

According to the American-Statesman, an override "seems likely" because both the House and Senate voted by large margins to pass the bill. Perry spokesperson Krista Moody said, "The governor looks forward to a day when cervical cancer is eradicated and Texas women no longer have to cope with the devastating effects of this disease," adding that the Legislature's vote will "delay that day for another four years".

According to the Times, the next Legislature, which convenes in 2009, might revisit the vaccine program.

Source-Kaiser Family Foundation/V
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. A Baffling New Drug Plan In Texas Town
2. Texas Lends a Hand for “Own Your Future” Health Campain
3. Smoking in Public Places Banned, In Texas
4. North Texas Surgeons Lead Robotically Assisted Laparoscopic Surgeries.
5. Texas Requires Cancer Vaccine for Girls
6. Texas Youth Commission Reeling Under Multiple Charges
7. Students of Texas A&M University Going Trans-Fat Free
8. Texas Lawmakers Give The Boot To Cervical Cancer Vaccine
9. Organ Donation Crusader Passes Away
10. A Mother Passes On A Rare, Terminal Brain Disease To Her Three Children
11. Renowned Doctor Passes Away
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Texas Passes Bill Halt Order Mandating HPV Vaccine for School Girls

(Date:8/20/2014)... Texas (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 One Call ... with the debut of ResCube, a fully-mobile wearable device that ... push of a button, 24 hours a day, 365 days ... around town, or cross country. It operates on the T-Mobile ... to be plugged in to work. , Like with the ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking the ... of dying from heart-related causes, a new study suggests. ... year, the findings require urgent confirmation, said the Danish ... actual risk is small and that guidelines for the ... more information is available. One heart expert wasn,t ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... chosen by Plymouth University to be an official charity ... to raise awareness of, and funding for, scientific research ... patients. , A range of events and activities organised ... and members of staff and students, as well as ... and volunteer. The involvement of the wider community across ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic ... on the use of health IT to create ... agenda for its annual fall conference, WEDI-Con 2014: ... 2014 will take place at the HYATT Regency ... a diverse cross-section of payers, providers, government regulators, ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Doctors at the University of Hong Kong claim to have ... by injecting them with a vaccine that changes their DNA. ... its website. Click here to read the full article ... of Microbiology created a vaccine using a protein called “programmed ... vaccine is designed to prevent mesothelioma cells from disabling the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:One Call Alert Introduces ResCube™, Smallest Mobile Medical Alert System on Market 2Health News:One Call Alert Introduces ResCube™, Smallest Mobile Medical Alert System on Market 3Health News:Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some 2Health News:Plymouth University chooses Brain Tumour Research as official charity 2Health News:WEDI Releases Full Conference Agenda for Its Annual Fall Conference – WEDI-Con 2014 2Health News:WEDI Releases Full Conference Agenda for Its Annual Fall Conference – WEDI-Con 2014 3Health News:New Research Study Finds Vaccine Stops Mesothelioma in Lab Mice, According to Surviving Mesothelioma Website 2
... of leisure, Botox is now evolving into an affordable ... standard leg wax. No longer is a Hollywood film ... seen an increasing number of brides go under the ... undergoing the procedure for the Christmas season and other ...
... David W. Plocher, M.D., Blue,Cross and Blue Shield ... of health management, informatics and pharmacy, is one ... Managed Healthcare,Executive. Dr. Plocher was selected for his ... provider performance profiling.,He is also an author of ...
... Rodgers Slated as Featured Panelist ... Education Session, PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 16 Stop Falls Now! That ... to the AAHSA 2008,Annual Meeting and Exposition, but is now a ... unprecedented fall,prevention system at this show., Beyond slogans or theory, ...
... for Global Business Travelers, RADNOR, Pa., ... health,and safety services company, today announced that ... distribution partner for mPassport(sm), HTH,s,new worldwide mobile ... proprietary global database of carefully selected emergency ...
... to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the ... concern and greater interest in the disorder. Addressing this ... of Psychology will host the second annual Autism Conference, ... a series of workshops on Oct. 4., The conference will ...
... diagnose location of defects, study says , , TUESDAY, ... to hearing loss in children can be detected using ... of hundreds of children diagnosed with sensorineural (related to ... tomography (CT) and X-rays, is often used to look ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Cosmetic Trends Change the Face of the Australian Botox Market 2Health News:New Cosmetic Trends Change the Face of the Australian Botox Market 3Health News:Blue Cross Chief Medical Officer Recognized as Leader in Disease Management 2Health News:Samarion(SM) to Demonstrate Unprecedented Fall Prevention Component of Enterprise Quality Improvement System for LTC Facilities at the AAHSA 2008 Annual Meeting & Exposition 2Health News:HTH Worldwide to Provide Mobile Healthcare Tool to HRG North America's Affiliate Program 2Health News:HTH Worldwide to Provide Mobile Healthcare Tool to HRG North America's Affiliate Program 3Health News:Florida Tech autism conference, Oct. 3-4 2Health News:MRI Detects Soft Tissue Damage Affecting Kids' Hearing 2
(Date:8/19/2014)... Aug. 19, 2014   Lincor Inc. ... experience technology to New Jersey ... agreement, CarePoint Health will deploy Lincor,s PatientLINC technology ... Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center. ... of software solutions to help hospitals reach new ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Minimally Invasive Devices Inc. (MID), ... company, announced today that Mitsubishi Corporation has formally agreed ... system in Japan . MID anticipates ... Japan in the second half of ... distributor for Karl Storz GMBH & Co. (endoscopic instruments ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... , Aug. 19, 2014  Tokyo-based Atonarp Inc. ... funding round led by Walden Riverwood Ventures with ... development of Atonarp,s Smart Spectrometer technology platform, which ... company has targeted the oil & gas and ... "We are excited to partner with Atonarp in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lincor Announces Agreement With CarePoint Health For State-Of-The-Art Patient Engagement Technology 2Minimally Invasive Devices and Mitsubishi Medical Japan Forge Exclusive Distribution Agreement 2Atonarp Inc. Raises $8M Series A Round Led by Walden Riverwood Ventures 2
... LLC (Berg) and GNS Healthcare, Inc. (GNS), a subsidiary ... into a joint venture named MAP Biosystems, LLC (MAP) ... critical biomedical research.  MAP will utilize a combination of ... and GNS,s patented supercomputer-driven REFS™ modeling and ...
... March 2, 2011 Accumetrics, Inc., a privately-held developer ... and easy-to-use point-of-care diagnostic system for measuring platelet reactivity ... has signed an agreement with Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to ... use in clinical trials. The VerifyNow System ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Berg Biosystems and GNS Healthcare Announce Joint Venture - MAP Biosystems 2Berg Biosystems and GNS Healthcare Announce Joint Venture - MAP Biosystems 3Accumetrics Signs Development & Supply Agreement With Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2
Force 1C has a streamlined, compact design perfect for the requirements of outpatient surgery - as well as the power and performance features needed for a full range of general inpatient surgical pro...
Diamond phaco knife keratome shaped blade straight. 3.2 mm wide....
... Excaliburplus PC, 100V, 50Hz/60Hz is the most ... V PTP in spray Coag. It is the ... power settings from the surgical field with a ... Output Voltage in CUT maintains minimum necessary voltage ...
The Valleylab Surgistat II generator provides exceptional performance, reliability, and safety benefits in a compact, easy to use unit....
Medicine Products: