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Can Sex Toys & Kissing Give You HPV?

The latest in HPV: Good news for folks who kiss someone with oral HPV, not so much for those who share sex toys. We've said it before: human papillomavirus (HPV) is incredibly common. But scientist…

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Are Ladies Slacking on the HPV Vaccine?

The HPV vaccine protects against cervical cancer and genital warts. The national Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that all girls and boys ages 11 and 12 get all three doses of t…

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Is HPV the Common Cold of the Sexually Active World?

One of my patients’ most common questions is, “Um, I’ve got some new bumps...down there. Can you check them out?” First off, if you ever notice something of concern “down there,” please go see your…

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Does the HPV Vaccine Work?

Research shows that Gardasil works—and it may work better than expected. In an article last year, we said it was still too soon to tell whether Gardasil, a vaccine that protects against 4 common st…

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Vitamins May Be Alternative to HPV Vaccine

The human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine has been surrounded by controversy since it was first commercialized. This could be partly due to the fact that it has had no long term testing, is injected int…

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HPV Health Problems

Genital warts are generally harmless. However, more severe health problems follow the 13 "high risk" strains of genital HPV. Watch this!…

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Cutting-Edge Cancer Therapy

Enzymes extracted from food sources like pineapples and papayas, among others, are showing tremendous promise in the treatment and prevention of cancer.  Enzymes have been used for many years in Europ…

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HPV: Beyond the Political Fight

The coming election year promises to be a highly charged one, and besides issues concerning economic recovery, flat taxes, and other moral hot button topics, one topic threatens to raise the ire of pa…

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Get a Bikini Wax, Support Cancer Research?

This past November (or, ahem, Movember), nearly 500,000 men across the world grew mustaches to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer research. And it's been wildly successful -- since the move…

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7 Things to Know Before You Pop “The Pill”

Before you take “The Pill” as a form of contraception, it is important to know several things: 1.  Smoking and The Pill don’t mix.  Women who smoke tobacco and use oral contraceptives have a five…

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