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D.C. To Assess Low HPV Completion Rates Among Students

The D.C. Department of Health is planning to look into why less than 8 percent of sixth- and seventh-grade girls in D.C. Public Schools are completing the series of Human Papiloma Virus vaccine shots.

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Maryland Senator Defends Federal Spending On Prenatal Care

Maryland Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin helped cut the ribbon at a new prenatal health center in Capitol Heights Maryland. The Greater Baden Walker Mill Health Center was able to renovate its facilities with $400,000 in federal funds. But government grants like that will be harder to come by this year.