It is hard to scroll through Facebook, turn on the TV, or open a newspaper without seeing some mention of vaccines. Recently, the news has been full of reports about Measles and the MMR (Measles/Mumps/Rubella) vaccine in southwestern Washington’s Clark County. The MMR vaccine, along with vaccines for tetanus and influenza, are well known. However, there is a vaccine that could prevent cancer that fewer than half of children and young adults are receiving.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for at least 90 percent of all cervical cancers, a very dangerous and deadly... Read More