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HPV vaccines and important facts you may not know

(PIX11) – In light of Melissa Mark Viverito’s shocking announcement that she has HPV, Dr. Steve weighs in on what you need to know about HPV and the vaccine. 135 more words

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NYC Council Speaker makes first appearance since HPV announcement

NEW YORK (PIX11) — City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito spoke for the first time since announcing on Twitter this weekend she has high risk HPV. 66 more words

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BM2014: less than three weeks to go

Time is of the essence now. The team is quite far behind their original plan, but they are still planning to have the bike done in time for them to depart for Battle Mountain at least a few days early so that they can get some testing done. 224 more words

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HPV Vaccine Shown To Work Effectively For At Least 8 Years

By Dr. Brian McDonough

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —¬†It’s one of those good news-bad news scenarios.

First, the good news about the HPV vaccine is that it works effectively for at least eight years, and the side-effect profile is actually quite good. 123 more words

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Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito reveals HPV diagnosis on Twitter

CITY HALL,¬†Manhattan (PIX11)¬† — Very public tweets by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito disclosed some very private details of her health and announced to more than 11-thousand followers that at a recent visit to the gynecologist she was told she has “high risk HPV” 357 more words

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Heading to College? Don't Forget about Vaccines!

The month of August has been designated as National Immunization Awareness Month. As a partnering organization, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is helping to promote the importance of immunization in keeping our communities healthy. 252 more words

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NYC council speaker reveals she has HPV

NEW YORK (PIX11) – Support is flooding toward a New York City leader who over the weekend revealed she has a sexually transmitted infection eyed as the main culprit that causes cervical cancer. 460 more words

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