April 4th, 2013

Despite recommendations, only one-third of girls receive HPV vaccine

By Logan Lafferty

Despite recommendations from physicians, more parents are choosing not to get their adolescent children vaccinated against the human papilloma virus (HPV)…Dr. Robert Jacobson, medical director of the Employee and Community Health Immunization Program at Mayo Clinic, and Laura Carpenter, associate professor of sociology at Vanderbilt University, join The Daily Circuit to discuss why parents are shying away from the vaccine.

 

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Tags: Dr. Robert Jacobson, HPV vaccine, human papilloma virus, Immunology, Laura Carpenter, Mayo Clinic Employee and Community Health Immunization Program, MPR, physician recommendation, Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Women's Health

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