FDA Expands Use Of Cervical Cancer Vaccine Up To Age 45U.S. regulators Friday expanded the use of Merck's cervical cancer vaccine to adults up to age 45.
HPVOne in four people (79 million Americans) are infected with HPV. And, 14 million more people will become infected this year alone.
CDC: HPV Vaccine Reduced Disease Rates in Teen Girls by 56 PercentThe 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.
Study Says HPV Vaccine Won't Up PromiscuityShots 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.
Opinion: Republicans Advances War On WomenRepublican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
Perry Faces New Criticism Over HPV Vaccine OrderFour years ago, Governor Rick Perry put aside his social conservative bona fides and signed an order requiring girls be vaccinated against HPV.
Perry Says HPV Vaccine Mandate Was A MistakeGov. Rick Perry officially started his campaign for President on Saturday, and voters are already asking tough questions about his record.