Tag Archives: HPV vaccine

HPV

I took notes at the Nevada Family Medicine meeting when expert Dr. Trudy Larson spoke about HPV. Here are the take-home points… Who gets HPV? 80 % of adults have a strain of HPV. “HPV happens.” There are 40 subtypes … Continue reading

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NEW Cancer Screening Recommendations

  NEW Cancer Screening Recommendations. To help diagnose breast cancer, the American Cancer Society suggests mammography starting at 45 years of age with annual screening until 54 years of age and then every other year after 54. To prevent cervical … Continue reading

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HPV vaccine does not cause riskier behavior

HPV vaccine has not shown to increase teen girls sexual activity or to engage in riskier sexual practices. The researchers examined two risk perceptions: did the participants feel they still needed to practice safer sex after the HPV vaccine and … Continue reading

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HPV vaccine was studied and found NOT to increase teenage sexual activity.

This LA Times article is informative with an interesting perspective.  Please read on. . . especially if you are a” tween” parent. http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-promiscuity-hpv-vaccine-20121015,0,5783319.story

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