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HPV

Better together: Joint Parent-Student Decisions on HPV Vaccine

September 25, 2018
Study of female students in two Texas universities finds higher HPV vaccination rates when discussed with parents

States of health: Pharmacist vaccination laws and reaching CDC goals on HPV

January 24, 2018
Allowing pharmacists to administer HPV vaccines would improve access in states

Vaccines: What are they and how do they prevent disease?

April 6, 2017
Childhood vaccinations have halted the spread of deadly diseases for centuries, but do you know how they actually work?

Tips to help prevent cervical cancer

January 19, 2017
Get the HPV vaccine, regular screenings, practice safe sex and don’t smoke

INFOGRAPHIC: Women’s Health

December 15, 2016
Steps to take control of your health.

INFOGRAPHIC: Adult Immunizations

November 1, 2016
Vaccines aren't just for kids!

The HPV vaccine: Busting 5 of the most common myths

February 5, 2015

More than 4,000 women lose their lives to cervical cancer each year. The leading cause of cervical cancer is human papillomavirus , which is also the most common sexually transmitted infection . While HPV vaccines that were approved by the Food and Drug Administration almost a decade ago are proven to reduce incidences of cervical cancer in women, as well as other forms of cancer in both men and women, many parents are still opting not to vaccinate their children.