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HPV Vaccines Just Got Much More Convenient
Hopefully this will make it easier for parents to get their kids the shots they need.
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HPV Rates Are Going Way Down For Young Women, Study Says
Thanks to the vaccine introduced a decade ago, there has been a 64 percent decrease in human papillomavirus for older teens.
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Wow, Americans Really Aren't Fans Of The Life-Saving HPV Vaccine
By Kylie Gumpert, Reuters
Experts say it "got off on the wrong foot" with the public.
We May Require Fewer HPV Vaccine Doses Than Previously Thought
By 2020, The Most Common HPV-Related Cancer Will Affect Men
Surprising Find About HPV Vaccines And Sexual Behavior
January Cervical Cancer Month: Progress Is Promising
Dr. Cary Presant
Practicing hematologist and oncologist, and Professor of Medicine
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.
Furthering the Conversation on the HPV Vaccine
, Guest Writer
Journalist and cancer advocate
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.
How Accurate Are the Recent Claims of the Dangers of the HPV-Vaccination Gardasil?
The best answer to any question
But let me back up. This is where Jae Won Joh's point about correlation not equaling causation comes into play. If someone
One Less Cancer to Worry About (If Only)
Joaquin M. Espinosa
Professor of Pharmacology, University of Colorado School of Me...
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.
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HPV and Cervical Cancer: What My Boyfriend and I Didn't Know
Book Editor, writer
When she left me a message telling me to call her back, I worried the news would not be good.
A Movement to Fight HPV Throat Cancer
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.
Dr. Oz And Dr. Diane Harper Discusses Gardasil, The HPV Vaccine, And Men Who Have Sex With Men On HuffPost Live (VIDEO)
There's been a lot of discussion in recent months about the controversial Gardasil vaccine which has been shown to protect
Not Just One Less: HPV Vaccine for Males
Sophomore at Tufts University
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.
HPV Vaccine Not Frequently Recommended For Black Girls: Study
Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson
Lau, whose findings were published in the March 15 issue of the journal Vaccine, says it will be interesting to compare these
Michele Bachmann: HPV Vaccine 'Ravages' Girls
Bachmann thanked Wepple for bringing up the vaccine issue. "Parents have to make that decision for their kids because it
SNL's Lil' Poundcake Commercial Takes On HPV Vaccine Controversy (VIDEO)
The HPV vaccine has gotten some bad PR these days thanks to Michele Bachmann and the term "government injection." Plus, it
How Will Accusations of Crony Capitalism Impact Perry?
Intuitive with a passion for politics
Why did Gov. Rick Perry attempt to mandate HPV vaccines for sixth grade girls in 2007? Did he do it because, as he claims, he "hates cancer?"
What Gardasil Says About Perry's Concern for Our Daughters' Welfare
President, The New Agenda
While conservatives and progressives will clearly disagree on the government's role in mandating vaccines, here's what we can agree on: Rick Perry did not have the best interest of our daughters' in mind at the time of his executive order.
Excuse Me, But Your Opinions are Putting Everyone at Risk
Dr. Orin Levine
Director of Vaccine Delivery at The Bill & Melinda Gates Found...
For the past few years I have had the privilege of being a mentor to a young girl. This coming year, along with thousands
A Unisex Vaccine Against Cancer
Executive Editor, Ms. magazine
By this time, few adults in the U.S. haven't heard of the "cervical cancer vaccine" Gardasil, which has been well-publicized
The Gardasil Vaccine Series - An Interview with Merck & Co., Inc.
Marcia G. Yerman
Writer on women's issues, human rights, environment and culture
I recently spoke with a Media Relations person at Merck regarding the efficacy and side effects of Gardasil, the new HPV vaccine. Here's what she had to say.
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