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Marcia Cross Reflects On Anal Cancer Battle
“Desperate Housewives” actor Marcia Cross is looking to end the stigma around anal cancer and raise awareness about the disease.
HuffPost Her Stories: These Women Accidentally Discovered They Were Given Infected Blood
Plus: Why outing a sex worker can have devastating consequences.
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Bill Gates Says Trump Didn't Know The Difference Between HPV And HIV
“So I was able to explain that those are rarely confused with each other,” the tech mogul said.
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Women Who Use IUDs May Have A Lower Risk Of Cervical Cancer
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
One possible reason for this link is that IUDs might trigger an immune response that helps fight HPV infections.
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Nearly Half Of Men Have This Sexually Transmitted Infection
By Rachael Rettner, Live Science
And the highest infection rate is among older men.
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What You Say And How You Say It: How Provider Communication Influences HPV Vaccination
Maryjo Oster, Ph.D.
This article was originally published by Child Trends on July 5, 2016. A lot of what we hear or read in the news about vaccination
Vaginal Douching Raises Your Risk for HPV
For Teen Vogue, by Brittney McNamara. Vaginas are truly perfect. They have self-cleaning mechanisms, hair to protect you
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The Number Of Parents Who Refuse To Vaccinate Is On The Rise
This could explain our dismal HPV vaccination rates.
Rebranding The HPV Vaccine = Saving Lives
Mamta Singhvi, MD, MPH
Oncologist, Public Health Advocate, Millenial Writer
Cervical cancer continues to wreak global havoc, and the underuse of a promising vaccine is an unfortunate reality that we must work to reverse.
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Why Aren't More Parents Vaccinating Their Kids Against Cancer?
A chronicle of the medical community’s mistakes getting the HPV vaccine out.
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What EVERYONE Needs To Know About HPV (Human Papillomavirus) And Vaccination
Mount Sinai Health System
Mount Sinai Health System
Remember, HPV vaccination is effective only if given before an individual is exposed to HPV. Providing the vaccine before a child becomes sexually active insures long-term protection against life-threatening HPV-related cancer later in life.
When It Comes To Cervical Cancer, Two Tests Are Better -- And Cheaper -- Than One
Juan C. Felix, M.D.
Internationally renowned expert in gynecologic pathology and c...
The argument has never been to test or not to test. The question is whether to co-test. With these two extraordinary studies, any doubts have been put to rest.
Why You Should Pay Attention to Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week -- April 10-16
Some may think another cancer awareness week is like Hallmark's Friendship Day -- nice, but not necessary. National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week will take place April 10-16, 2016, and it's more important than ever because there actually is a big lack of awareness.
Get Tested for Sexually-Transmitted Infections
Health services researcher at UC Riverside School of Medicine ...
April is STD Awareness Month. The new term for STD is STI -- sexually transmitted infection -- to focus on the infection rather than the disease it could lead to. One way to mark the occasion is to get tested for HIV and thus help eradicate the stigma.
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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.
Disney Princesses Go To The Gyno And Live Happily Ever After
This is one princess rendition we can get behind.
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Why Doctors May Be To Blame For America's Low HPV Vaccine Rates
The surprising truth about the U.S.'s embarrassingly low HPV vaccination rates.
Data Provide Insight to Improve Adolescents' Health
Dr. Jonathan Mermin
Director of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatiti...
We all have a role to play in helping to protect the sexual health of our young people - youth can be more aware of the risks they face, and parents and schools can get the information they need to stay safe.
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