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HPV

One-and-done HPV vaccine?

A single dose may provide benefits similar to the standard two- or three-dose regimen.

Patient Story

‘This is an epidemic’

A painless lump on his neck turned out to be HPV-related throat cancer, a disease affecting a growing number of people.

Research links HPV to heart disease

Mounting evidence indicates the most common sexually transmitted virus is likely tied to a higher risk of stroke and heart problems.

HPV vaccine approved for people through age 45

The updated vaccine is designed to prevent cancers and disease caused by nine HPV types.

Kids may roll up their sleeves—again

An optional third dose of the MMR vaccine may give a necessary immunity boost to kids.

IUD may lower cervical cancer risk

Study: The presence of this birth control method in the uterus stimulates an immune response that kills off human papillomavirus.

A shot at college

The postsecondary world can produce curious intellectuals, but it’s also ground zero to some heinous germs. The solution? Vaccinate.

Time to catch up on reading, writing… and routine shots

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up to date on their vaccines.

U.S. vaccine guidelines for flu, HPV updated

CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults.

Few like to talk (or think) about it

But recommendations for Pap smears have changed. Find out what you don't know that could save your life with this doctor Q&A.

Mom: HPV vaccination ‘a no-brainer’

Despite social stigma, the vaccine has proven effective in fighting the virus and cervical cancer.

Prevent human papilloma virus—get vaccinated

Parents need to know the vaccine is safe, effective and needed for today's youth.

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