A new study suggests that HPV-related throat cancer is on the rise.
Michele Bachmann’s been all over the place making comically outrageous claims about the supposed dangers of the HPV vaccine. Will her behavior shed light on the more serious problem of people having vague, unarticulated fears of the vaccine?
In the most recent debate, Michele Bachmann jumped all over Rick Perry’s decision to mandate the HPV vaccine and reminded viewers that he had taken money from the manufacturer. But instead of using this as an opportunity to look at her opponent’s willingness to sell out, she trotted out old arguments and spread misinformation about this lifesaving medical advance.
While hitting Perry on his HPV mandate, Bachmann claims the vaccine caused “mental retardation” in one recipient.
In 2007, Rick Perry signed an executive order mandating HPV vaccines for all girls entering the sixth grade. While he’s stood behind this decision for years, he began back-peddling as soon as he began running for president. While we may never know what Perry really thinks about HPV, STDs, and prevention, a close look at this issues shows us what he thinks about campaign contributions.
Apparently, parents should retain the right to expose their daughters to cancer.
Know your sexual rights and ask yourself: What is my responsibility? What are my sexual responsibilities?
Tamika and Friends is a national organization whose mission is to raise awareness about cervical cancer and its link to HPV through education and prevention.
When my mom knew my birth control was not only preventing “changes in my mood” but also the chance that I could get pregnant, she stopped paying for my birth control; she said, “I am not supporting your habit.”
All My Children takes on the world of STDs with a storyline about HPV that is, unfortunately, more dramatic than it is accurate.