Hopefully this will make it easier for parents to get their kids the shots they need.
Thanks to the vaccine introduced a decade ago, there has been a 64 percent decrease in human papillomavirus for older teens.
Experts say it "got off on the wrong foot" with the public.
Since vaccination with FDA-approved HPV vaccines can reduce HPV infections and reduce the likelihood of ever getting cervical cancer, it is important to know if people and their physicians are using the vaccines.
I know there is a segment of the population that has expressed intense concern over vaccines in general and that this is an emotional issue for some. But based on the science, my personal view is that the benefits of the HPV vaccine far outweigh its risks.
But let me back up. This is where Jae Won Joh's point about correlation not equaling causation comes into play. If someone
Perhaps the most insidious obstacle toward HPV vaccination resides in a nasty little parenting decision. When exactly should we vaccinate our boys and girls? The answer is key, because vaccines should be applied at least six months before the first exposure to the virus.
When she left me a message telling me to call her back, I worried the news would not be good.
Strong, active men like Jeff won't think to seek medical help when they feel a lump in their throat or have difficulty swallowing. Public education will hopefully change that.
There's been a lot of discussion in recent months about the controversial Gardasil vaccine which has been shown to protect
In 2006, Gardasil became available for girls ages six to 24. In 2009, the vaccine became available for males. The majority of people are unaware that the vaccine is effective in males as well as females.
Lau, whose findings were published in the March 15 issue of the journal Vaccine, says it will be interesting to compare these
Bachmann thanked Wepple for bringing up the vaccine issue. "Parents have to make that decision for their kids because it
The HPV vaccine has gotten some bad PR these days thanks to Michele Bachmann and the term "government injection." Plus, it