Items Tagged ‘HPV vaccine’

April 23, 2013

You Can Fight Off Cancer

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Cervical cancer, which is linked to human papillomavirus (HPV). can be avoided with vaccination. “A proper diet, exercise, stress management and social support could go a long way toward addressing the vast majority of health problems”—including cancer, says Brent Bauer, MD, director of the Complementary and Integrative Medicine program at the Mayo Clinic. It just […]

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Tags: cervical cancer, Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, diet, Dr. Amit Sood, Dr. Brent Bauer, exercise, HEALTH magazine, HPV, HPV vaccine, human papillomavirus, Mind Body Initiative

April 4, 2013

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

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

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 […]

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

May 16, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: HPV Vaccine Now Recommended for Boys

By Mystery User

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve heard that the HPV vaccine is now being recommended for boys. Why? Does my 12-year-old son really need this? ANSWER: Yes, the quadrivalent HPV4 (brand name Gardasil) vaccine is now routinely recommended for all boys 11 to 12 years of age. It is a good idea for boys to receive the […]

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