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CDC: HPV Vaccine Reduced Disease Rates in Teen Girls by 56 Percent

The government health agency’s new study, which was published in the June issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases, shows that rates of vaccine-type HPV prevalence dropped from 11.5 percent before the vaccine was introduced to 5 percent by 2010 for 14 to 19 year-old-girls.

06/19/2013

A nurse prepares a dose of the measles vaccine. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Says HPV Vaccine Won’t Up Promiscuity

Shots that protect against cervical cancer do not make girls more promiscuous, according to the first study to compare medical records for vaccinated and unvaccinated girls.

10/15/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

Texas Governor Rick Perry participates in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry Faces New Criticism Over HPV Vaccine Order

Four years ago, Governor Rick Perry put aside his social conservative bona fides and signed an order requiring girls be vaccinated against HPV.

09/14/2011

Texas Governor Rick Perry addresses a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry Says HPV Vaccine Mandate Was A Mistake

Gov. Rick Perry officially started his campaign for President on Saturday, and voters are already asking tough questions about his record.

08/16/2011