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How Men Can Help Women Take Control Of Their Health
Vice President, Men's Heath Network
To start with, you need to start taking more responsibility for your own health care needs.
Why You Should Pay Attention to Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week -- April 10-16
Some may think another cancer awareness week is like Hallmark's Friendship Day -- nice, but not necessary. National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week will take place April 10-16, 2016, and it's more important than ever because there actually is a big lack of awareness.
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Wow, Americans Really Aren't Fans Of The Life-Saving HPV Vaccine
By Kylie Gumpert, Reuters
Experts say it "got off on the wrong foot" with the public.
We May Require Fewer HPV Vaccine Doses Than Previously Thought
The Oral Cancer Risk You Might Not Know About
Sexually transmitted disease might not be top of mind during a semi-annual dental checkup, but perhaps it should be. While
Surprising Find About HPV Vaccines And Sexual Behavior
NYC Council Speaker Reveals She Has 'High-Risk HPV'
Mark-Viverito, 45, said she learned about the results on Friday and would be undergoing a biopsy soon. The revelation was
Let's Make HPV Vaccination a Public Health Priority
Award-winning actor; Bestselling author; Member of the Preside...
The HPV vaccine has the potential to save lives and prevent millions of avoidable cancers and HPV-related conditions in men and women.
HPV Vaccine Works, Time to Ramp Up Vaccination Efforts
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH
Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Today, CDC released some really good news -- the prevalence of types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that commonly cause cervical cancer in women has dropped about half in girls aged 14-19 since 2006, when the vaccination program started.
A-One, a-Two-hoo, a-HPV!
Writer and Activist
It seems that many would rather put youth at risk for cancer than face the fact that they may sometimes forego their Tootsie Pops for something a little less sugary. Only time will tell whether we will move toward making HPV vaccines more accessible to young people, including boys.
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Michael Douglas Backtracks
Michael Douglas' spokesman Allen Burry has released a statement explaining that the actor was just saying that oral sex can cause cancer, not that it necessarily led to his diagnosis.
Michael Douglas' Throat Cancer Not Really Caused By Oral Sex, Rep Says (UPDATED)
According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, one tract of HPV -- known as HPV16 -- is known to be linked to oral cancer, manifesting
8 Common Myths About HPV, Busted
Can you separate fact from fiction?
Breaking It Down: The Human Papillomavirus
Brian Secemsky, M.D.
Although the human papillomavirus (HPV) has been recognized as a transmissible pathogen for the past several decades, the controversial use of HPV vaccines has vaulted the pesky bug into eyes of the mainstream media and scientific communities alike.
Dr. Oz And Dr. Diane Harper Discusses Gardasil, The HPV Vaccine, And Men Who Have Sex With Men On HuffPost Live (VIDEO)
There's been a lot of discussion in recent months about the controversial Gardasil vaccine which has been shown to protect
The HPV and Cancer Stats You Can't Afford to Ignore
Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Professor, NYP/Columbia University and Host, The Dr. Oz Show
The scary truth is that many women don't know they have HPV. You may believe you aren't at risk anymore if you're married or in a monogamous relationship. This simply isn't true.
Not Just One Less: HPV Vaccine for Males
Sophomore at Tufts University
In 2006, Gardasil became available for girls ages six to 24. In 2009, the vaccine became available for males. The majority of people are unaware that the vaccine is effective in males as well as females.
HPV Vaccine May Protect You, Even If You Don't Get The Shot
Kahn's research, published in the journal Pediatrics, involved recruiting two groups of approximately 400 women from ages
Repeat After Me: HPV Is an Anti-Cancer Vaccine
William Schaffner, MD
Medical Director of the National Foundation for Infectious Dis...
Putting politics and personal notions about appropriate sexual behavior aside leaves me with this fact: HPV vaccine is a safe and effective way to prevent cancer. How can anyone be against that?
Nikki Haley Supported HPV Vaccine Bill In South Carolina
As the debate over Texas Gov. Rick Perry mandating the HPV vaccine continues between Republican presidential candidates, a
Michele Bachmann's Goof On HPV Won't Shield Rick Perry From Tough Questions In Iowa
Vander Plaats told HuffPost in an interview that if Perry wants to put the HPV issue to rest, he needs to apologize, face
Michele Bachmann's Former Campaign Manager Calls 'Retardation' Comment A Mistake
A Bachmann spokeswoman has not responded to emails or phone calls. "I'm available if she needs to call me and ask me for
Rick Perry Suffers Lasting Damage On Vaccination Mandate During His Second GOP 2012 Debate
"The issue is, are there ways to move the states into Social Security for state employees or for retirees?" he asked, echoing
Three Children Honor Their Late Mother by Raising Awareness of Anal Cancer and HPV
Videojournalist covering the Middle East, former producer at '...
I wanted to share the story of a group of individuals who have taken a great tragedy and turned it into something positive.
What to Do if You Have Genital HPV
Patricia Yarberry Allen
Publisher, Women's Voices, Change.org
As long as you remain HPV-positive you have an increased risk for more than cervical cancer.
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