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Will Gardasil Increase Cervical Cancer Rates?
A video on whether the Merck HPV vaccine, Gardasil, will raise cervical cancer rates rather than lower them.
All Girls in England to Receive HPV Vaccine
Starting in fall 2008, all girls in England will receive the HPV vaccine in school.
Merck Says Gardasil Works Better Than They Thought
A new study by Merck, the makers of Gardasil, has found that Gardasil protects against more strains of HPV than previously thought.
1 in 10 Girls Under 16 in England Infected with HPV
A study in England by the Health Protection Agency has found that 1 in 10 girls under 16 in England are infected with the HPV virus.
HPV Vaccines Don't Work Against Existing Infection
According to a new study, cervical cancer vaccines such as Gardasil do not fight existing HPV infections.
Simple Cervical Cancer Detection Method
According to a new study published in the Lancet, there is a simple and cheap method to detect early signs of cervical cancer. The method involves nothing more than vinegar, gauze, a speculum, and a halogen lamp. The visual screening...
Gov. Mitch Daniels of Indiana Won't Mandate Gardasil
Gov. Mitch Daniels of Indiana says he will not issue an executive order mandating the Gardasil vaccine for Indiana schoolgirls.
Gardasil 'Not an Emergency,' Says Texas Senator
The way states are proposing bills on Gardasil right and left, getting every young girl injected with Gardasil appears to be some kind of national emergency that must be implemented right away or the sky will fall (or should we say Merck's shares will fall?)
Executive Order: Gardasil Mandatory in Texas
The governor of Texas has issued an executive order to make Gardasil, the cervical cancer vaccine, mandatory for 6th graders in Texas. The governor has financial ties to drug company Merck.
Some Colorado Parents Oppose HPV Vaccine Bill
Colorado parents are speaking out against the proposed bill to make Merck's cervical cancer vaccine mandatory for all girls entering 6th grade.
Colorado Cervical Cancer Vaccine Bill Proposed
Colorado is the latest state to propose a bill to make Gardasil, Merck's cervical cancer vaccine, mandatory for all girls entering the 6th grade.
Gardasil and Autoimmune Disorder Risk
There was a slightly increased risk of autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, inflammatory arthritis, and lupus in Gardasil study participants.
Gardasil: 10 Things You Might Not Know
There's an interesting post over at Evil Slutopia called "10 Things You Might Not Know About Gardasil."
Merck Pushing Gardasil Legislation
Merck & Co, makers of Gardasil, appear to be the ones spearheading this legislative drive. The company stands to make $1 billion off the drug in 2008.
Gardasil - By Hook or By Crook
While some mothers are open and honest with their daughters, others are using bribery and even lying to their daughters in order to get them to take the Gardasil vaccine.
Wisconsin Latest State to Propose Mandatory HPV Vaccination
Wisconsin is the latest state to propose legislation making Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, mandatory for all girls entering the sixth grade
Cervical Cancer Girl
Cervical Cancer Girl has been blogging about her experience with a rare form of cervical cancer since Dec. 2006.
Pap Smear Scene on Dead Like Me
Delores on Dead Like Me goes into detail about her last Pap smear.
HPV Vaccine May Become Mandatory for 6th Graders
The Virginia House has passed a bill to make Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, mandatory for all girls entering the 6th grade.
National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Learn more about the disease and how it can be prevented.
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