Top News Links Of The Week

The Chicago Tribune

“The science is clear: The HPV vaccine has been proven safe and effective. Parents who shun the vaccine put their children at risk. Generations of Americans dreamed of a vaccine to prevent cancer. One is here, now.”

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-hpv-vaccine-cancer-pediatrics-virus-teenage-edit-0223-jm-20160222-story.html

The Washington Post

‘Seriously flawed’ study linking behavioral problems to Gardasil has been retracted

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/02/25/seriously-flawed-study-linking-behavioral-problems-to-gardasil-has-been-retracted/?tid=sm_tw

NPR

There’s so much good stuff in this 4 minute NPR spot-HPV vaccine is working, it’s also for boys, it’s about cancer-not sex, parents need to be more aware, etc. Please LISTEN!

http://www.npr.org/2016/02/23/467840973/study-finds-hpv-vaccine-has-lowered-number-of-women-with-disease

Redbook Magazine

What Will It Take To Save Women From Cancer?This year, more than 100,000 women will be diagnosed with a type of gynecologic cancer. YOU can help give them a better shot at survival.

http://www.redbookmag.com/body/health-fitness/a42578/female-cancers/

The New York Times

It has been 10 years since the CDC recommended vaccinating women against HPV and the effect has been a positive one; a significant decrease in the prevalence of HPV. That is good news!

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/22/health/vaccine-has-sharply-reduced-hpv-in-teenage-girls-study-says.html?mwrsm=Facebook&_r=1

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