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Facts and Myths about HPV infection you should know

The HPV is the most popular issue of health problem now in America. It’s a sexual transmitted infection deases which is so dangerous. The HPV (Human Papilloma virus) has infected more than 79 million Americans. 246 more words


Transvaginal Transgressions: A Tort of Epic Proportions

I am an ultrasound technologist; I perform transvaginal ultrasounds on patients. I understand that many women’s interest groups have been outraged by the recent mandates related to these exams being required prior to having an abortion. 3,635 more words

Tia Mapes-Gonnella

The Stigma of Sex

My generation has grown during the epidemic of AIDS. This has caused many of us to have skewed view of intercourse and sexuality. I never thought about it that way until I read Scott Weiner’s article on huffpost… 205 more words

Women And Body Image

HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

A new study involving data on more than 1 million women finds the HPV test outperforming the standard Pap test in assessing cervical cancer risk. 408 more words

Alberta's HPV vaccination program now includes Grade 5 boys

EDMONTON – Parents with boys in Grade 5 in Alberta now have the option to have their sons vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV).

HPV is a common sexually transmitted virus, which is linked to mouth and throat cancers in men. 209 more words


Urine Tests Can Diagnose HPV

Time for some cold hard facts: if you’re sexually active, there’s a very high likelihood that you have HPV, an infection “so common that nearly all sexually active men and women get it at some point in their lives,” the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … 237 more words