HPV Vaccination Lags Behind Other Adolescent Vaccines In Philadelphia Region, Report FindsIn the Philadelphia area, less than half of all children 11 to 13 years of age got the vaccine that protects against the cancer-causing virus.
CDC Aims To Increase Number Of Tweens Receiving HPV VaccineThe Centers for Disease Control is on a mission to increase the number of boys and girls getting the HPV vaccine to prevent cancer.
HPV Vaccine Shown To Work Effectively For At Least 8 YearsIt's very important that we talk about the importance of the vaccine and getting all three doses because they can help protect against cervical cancer.
HPV Vaccination Rates Still LowIn 2010, fewer than half of girls aged 13-17 had received even just one dose of the vaccine against hpv, while only 32% had received the recommended 3 doses. This, as the death rate from hpv-associated cancers is growing.
New Report Links HPV And Heart DiseaseA newly released report from the University of Texas links HPV and heart disease.
Health: Local Ethicist Challenges Presidential Candidate Over HPV Vaccine The HPV vaccine, which guards against cervical cancer, is safe according to federal health officials and leading scientists. A point that the University of Pennsylvania's Art Caplan is trying to underscore with his challenge to Michele Bachmann.
Local Doctor Challenges Michele Bachmann's Stance On HPV Vaccines"I said, 'look, I'll pay you $10,000 if you deliver that person who you say was made retarded by the vaccine, and I'll give it to the charity of your choice,'" Art Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania, said.