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HPV dosages drop

MASON CITY, Iowa – The Center for Disease Control is saying the number of human papillomavirus shots one gets can decrease, but why?

Preteens are now being asked to get two shots versus three.  91 more words


Science Policy Around the Web - October 21, 2016

By: Leopold Kong, PhD

2016 Elections

The polling crisis: How to tell what people really think

The conflicting polling results for the US presidential elections have been a source of no small confusion for American voters. 507 more words


Historical Pioneers: Ian Frazer & the HPV Vaccine

Contributed by Kathryn Howerton, Class of 2019

Ian Frazer was born in Glasgow, UK in 1953. He attended the University of Edinburgh, earned his Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelors of Surgery degrees, and became a renal physician and clinical immunologist. 507 more words

American Pharmacists Month

I'm pro-vaccine, but that HPV vaccine...

Somewhere along the line, it became acceptable for parents who happily vaccinate their children against pertussis and measles and diphtheria and rotavirus to fear the HPV vaccine. 731 more words

Vaccine Refusal

Sam reblogged this on The Papilloma and commented:

My Twitter feed and personal life have recently been overwhelmed by parents’ misconceptions regarding the safety and efficacy of the HPV vaccine. I stumbled across this article a while back and it tactfully summarizes why these misconceptions are dangerous. Karen Ernst has written some wonderful pieces about the vaccine, you should check out her work on The Vaccine Blog. And thank you to Karen for allowing me to share this here!

HPV-linked cancers of the mouth, throat rising among Canadian men: study

TORONTO – Malignant tumours in the mouth and throat caused by the human papillomavirus have risen dramatically among men and could surpass the rate of HPV-induced cervical cancer in women, new statistics from the… 1,075 more words


My Journey With Cervical Dysplasia And What I've Found...

Cervical Dysplasia is an abnormal/precancerous change in the lining cells of the cervix of the uterus. They say HPV is what causes it, but what if you don’t have HPV? 2,299 more words

Healthy Living

HPV vaccine ad aimed at women 25-45 airing in Cineplex theatres

An awareness campaign is airing in movie theatres across Canada (scroll down to watch it), aimed at women who might not have received the HPV vaccine when it came out 10 years ago but are still at risk of infection. 327 more words