Tag: "schoolgirls" at medical news
Worried About Weight
...ucation survey has shown that thousands of teenage schoolgirls
are obsessed by mostly ungrounded worries about their weight//. While around 60 per cent of these girls, aged 12 to 15, considered themselves to be overweight only 15 per cent could be medically classified under the category of overweight or obese....
Controversial Vaccine Raises Fury of the Church
...ardasil, against cervical cancer could be given to schoolgirls
from the age of nine to protect them against the cervical cancer causing virus,// HPV, according to yesterday’s report. However Scots church leaders have condemned the move saying that the vaccine is giving the "green light" to under-age sex. It ...
Cartoons to Indicate Aggressiveness in Urban School Girls
...s working closely with African American inner city schoolgirls
have been developing culturally sensitive drawings of problematic social incidents to help measure// which children are likely to take offense and react aggressively. "The girls preferred the cartoons over traditional written descriptions of provoc...
Maternity leave mooted for South African girls
A proposal that pregnant South African schoolgirls
be allowed "maternity leave" has sparked heated de...ool has been seen to be increasing. In 2004, 632 schoolgirls
became pregnant at schools in the KwaZulu Natal province, compared to 887 this year, according to a ...
Texas Requires Cancer Vaccine for Girls
Gov. Rick Perry ordered Friday that schoolgirls
in Texas must be vaccinated against the sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer, making Texas the first state// to require the shots. The girls will have to get Merck & Co.'s new vaccine against strains of the human papillomavirus, o...