It’s been more than a decade since a vaccine was introduced to prevent contraction of human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends patients start receiving the vaccine between ages 11 and 12, with catch-up vaccination recommended for certain groups through age 26. However, a new study conducted at the University of South Florida found many female college students have not been inoculated and religion may be a contributing factor.
Researchers at the University of South Florida are harnessing the power of human physiology to transform greenhouse gases into usable chemical compounds – a method that could help lessen industrial dependence on petroleum and reduce our carbon footprint.
The dream of pursuing a college education will continue for 140 University of South Florida students, who will be awarded financial assistance this week through the USF Latino Scholarship Program. The group of students will receive more than $278,000 in scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year, made possible through generous gifts to the USF Foundation.
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