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Gardasil Vaccine

Furthering the Conversation on the HPV Vaccine

Katie Couric | Posted 02.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Couric

I know there is a segment of the population that has expressed intense concern over vaccines in general and that this is an emotional issue for some. But based on the science, my personal view is that the benefits of the HPV vaccine far outweigh its risks.

How Accurate Are the Recent Claims of the Dangers of the HPV-Vaccination Gardasil?

Quora | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Robyn Correll Carlyle, MPH We should be highly skeptical of them. But let me back up. I'...

'It Needs To Happen, But Maybe It Could Happen Later': Dr. Oz And Other Experts On The HPV Vaccine

Posted 10.23.2012 | Healthy Living

Last week, HuffPost Live visitors were treated to a drop-in by the good doctor, cardiologist and talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz as part of a larger conv...

HPV Vaccine: Are Black Girls Missing Out?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 03.23.2012 | Black Voices

Despite its reputation as a "strong weapon in prevention," the HPV vaccine may not be benefiting adolescent females equally, a new study has found. ...

Michele Bachmann Talks 'Ravages' Of HPV Vaccine

Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann is still defending her opposition to the vaccine that prevents HPV, the leading cause of cervical cancer. At a campaign event in Shel...

What the Tea Party -- and Everyone Else -- Missed on Gardasil®

Shelley Ross | Posted 12.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Shelley Ross

In 2008, The New York Times raised some of the first serious questions about the safety and efficacy of the drug, Gardasil®, exposing Merck and Co's marketing slight of hand to peddle the new cervical cancer vaccine to girls age 9 to 26.

WATCH: SNL's Lil Poundcake Makes HPV Vaccine Fun!

Posted 12.02.2011 | Comedy

The HPV vaccine has gotten some bad PR these days thanks to Michele Bachmann and the term "government injection." Plus, it doesn't help that Rick Perr...

Should Minors Be Allowed To Get STD Vaccines Without Parental Consent?

AP | Posted 11.23.2011 | Los Angeles

By JUDY LIN and SHEILA V KUMAR, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Heated debate in the Republican presidential race over child vaccinations al...

Vaccinate This

Carolita Johnson | Posted 11.19.2011 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson


Families Use Social Media To Respond To Gardasil Side Effects

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

As parents sought to navigate a situation where their healthy daughters had become sick and, in the worse case scenario - died, they turned to the Internet for answers.

An Interview with Dr. Diane M. Harper, HPV Expert

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

My examination of the Gardasil vaccine continues with an in-depth interview of Dr. Diane M. Harper.

The Gardasil Vaccine -- Introduction to a Series

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

As the nation's attention is riveted on the discourse about health care reform, another debate is taking place around the Gardasil vaccine.