HPV Immunization

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HPV vaccination campaign underway  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Northern News Services (subscription)The HPV immunization is comprised of a series of three needles, given over a period of ten months at Public Health, in the Jan Stirling building on Franklin ...

HPV vaccine proposed for teen boys  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
American Medical NewsSome doctors are concerned that the qualified recommendation from a CDC advisory panel could create insurance coverage problems. By Christine S. Moyer, ...

Vaccination rates among teens increase but remain low  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Pediatric SuperSiteThough in recent years, more teenagers are receiving vaccination against human papillomavirus, meningococcal meningitis and pertussis, the rates remain low, ...

Polk member attends Relay for Life leadership conference  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Cedartown Standard...“Researchers who have made groundbreaking discoveries – such as mammograms, pap smears, the Human Papiloma Virus (HPV) immunization, medications and ...

READER SUBMISSION: Flu shots still available  -  Dec 23, 2008
The Salinas Californian,With the rainy season, comes the sniffles. And although the large flu clinics are over, and many drug stores and physician's offices are out of flu vaccine,

HPV vaccinations ‘not safe’ says former Health Canada employee  -  Dec 3, 2008
Gravenhurst Banner,One of Canada’s leading experts in vaccines and antibiotics is calling the federally funded human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization campaign for Grade 8

HPV Vaccination Program Underway  -  Dec 9, 2008
Saskatoonhomepage.ca,Participation in the HPV immunization in-school program is at just over 50 percent of the girls in the target age group. Dr. Johnmark Opondo is the

True Hypersensitivity to HPV Vaccine Uncommon  -  Dec 4, 2008
MedscapeAustralia has a national program of HPV immunization, launched in April 2007, which provides the quadrivalent HPV vaccine Gardasil (Merck & Co) free to all

Dr. Joe Harrop: Change your television, change your life  -  Dec 6, 2008
Red Bluff Daily News,Just think of all the hoopla over the HPV immunization sponsored by the drug manufacturers who just happened to have a new antiviral HPV vaccination.

Chinook Health getting positive response from HPV immunization program  -  Nov 14, 2008
Lethbridge Herald,In-school vaccination clinics — including the new vaccine against human papilloma virus — began earlier this fall. Dianne Shaw, director of wellness and

State drops two free vaccines  -  Nov 7, 2008
Anchorage Daily News,By GEORGE BRYSON For the first time in more than 30 years, the State of Alaska will no longer offer all vaccinations free to all Alaska schoolchildren,

Take HPV vaccines global to fight cervical cancer  -  Oct 29, 2008
Globe and Mail,As Canadian women, mothers, physicians, and global-health advocates, we would like to draw attention to a great opportunity for the advancement of health in

Church has no place in vaccinations  -  Nov 6, 2008
Globe and Mail,The US-based Catholic Medical Association summarized the issue eloquently in its position paper on HPV immunization: "The fact that HPV is spread primarily

Studies show sexually active people exposed to HPV  -  Oct 31, 2008
University of Evansville Crescent online,QUESTION: I am being treated for genital warts and have read a lot about them on the Internet. Plenty of web sites say, “Try to avoid getting HPV,? but what

No vaccine delivery in EICS schools  -  Nov 3, 2008
Fort Saskatchewan Record,Elk Island Catholic Schools defeated the motion to allow the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination to be part of a regular school immunization program for

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Local parent defends HPV immunization program  -  Sep 9, 2008
Canada.com,The HPV immunization program will not be financially onerous when the province takes over the commitment, said Legislative Secretary and Regina Qu'Appelle

HPV Immunization Program Starting  -  Sep 20, 2008
Pembina Valley Online,HPV, or the Human Papilloma Virus is the leading cause of cervical cancer in women and around 45 manitobans are diagnosed with the disease a year.

HPV vaccine joins publicly funded school immunization program  -  Sep 7, 2008
Miramichi Leader,The HPV immunization program is a key component of a comprehensive strategy to reduce cervical cancer and is one of the initiatives promised in Transforming

Risks of allergic reactions don't outweigh benefits of HPV vaccine ...  -  Sep 1, 2008
Globe and Mail,Despite the cautious tone of the Australian researchers, their findings may add fuel to the debate in Canada over HPV immunization.

Immunization, screening to raise awareness of cervical cancers  -  Sep 11, 2008
Winnipeg Free Press,The new human papilloma virus (HPV) immunization program is intended to protect girls from cervical cancer. It begins this fall in schools across the

Immunization for HPV unneeded  -  Aug 30, 2008
Prince George Citizen,She states: “The (HPV) immunization program is premature and could have unintended negative consequences both now and in the future.

Waxing philosophical  -  Sep 18, 2008
Paris Post Intelligencer,...“But it’s not like the HPV immunization protects against any of the other venereal diseases out there,? I said. “Isn’t the threat of syphilis and gonorrhea

Health units launch vaccine program  -  Sep 8, 2008
Tillsonburg News,In September 2007, a voluntary school-based HPV immunization program was started. The HPV vaccine is free to all Grade 8 girls and protects against four

Fighting cervical cancer via vaccine  -  Sep 19, 2008
Sherbrooke Record,Dr. Petit notes the HPV immunization program is meant to work in conjunction with methods already used to detect and prevent cervical cancer, and that women

HPV vaccine might be met with resistance  -  Sep 12, 2008
Prince Albert Daily Herald,..."The actual goal of the HPV immunization is to reduce the risk of developing cervical cancer and genital warts due to the HPV infection," said Wanda

HPV Vaccine Still in Question  -  Sep 4, 2008
Free Market News Network,You can't go anywhere these days without seeing a poster promoting vaccination against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) for prevention of the infection causing

Vaccines Seek to Offer Cradle-to-Grave Protection  -  Aug 29, 2008
Atlanta Journal Constitution,The HPV immunization is unique in that it is the first vaccine that can prevent a form of cancer. Girls are provided the vaccine to prevent the spread of

Vaccinations The Topic of Info Session Tonight  -  Sep 17, 2008
Opinion250 News,By 250 News Prince George, BC- Immunization is the topic of discussion at the Northern Health Unit this evening, but there may be more questions about one

Immunization for students  -  Sep 2, 2008
St. Thomas Times-Journal,Elgin St. Thomas Public Health is making plans to renew its school-based immunization clinics for students in September.

Taking it slow  -  Jul 3, 2008
Jasper Booster,A learning tool to accompany the HPV immunization program slated for Grade 5 girls this September is in the works, but it will make no mention of the virus

HPV vaccine key to prevention, says Sask. official  -  Jun 17, 2008
Canada.com,REGINA -- Saskatchewan's chief medical officer says immunizing your 11- or 12-year-old daughter against human papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted

HPV vaccine to be offered to Grade 6 girls in Saskatchewan  -  Jun 16, 2008
Canada.com,The controversial vaccine against the human papillomavirus will be offered to Grade 6 girls in Saskatchewan starting this September.

GSK: UK's decision to choose Cervarix most likely based on price  -  Jun 19, 2008
Trading Markets (press release),GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix as the vaccine of choice for its national human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization program.

HPV vaccine on way  -  Jun 17, 2008
Leader Post,SASKATOON -- The controversial vaccine against the human papillomavirus will be offered to Grade 6 girls in Saskatchewan starting this September.

Sexual health advocacy group urges caution in use of HPV vaccine  -  Jun 13, 2008
AOL Canada,Alberta parents are being warned to do their homework when it comes to deciding whether they should have their daughters vaccinated against the virus that

Sex ed, bishops and baby bumps  -  Jun 25, 2008
Edmonton Sun,In their statement this week, Alberta's Catholic bishops expressed concern that school-based HPV immunization "sends a message that early sexual intercourse

Immunizations: Give your child a healthy start! | KXNet.com North ...  -  Jul 2, 2008
KXMC,Immunizations are needed to prevent many childhood illnesses including measles, mumps, tetanus, whooping cough and chickenpox. For your convenience, one day

Non-profit eases vaccine demand  -  Jun 20, 2008
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette,By Amanda Iacone Super Shot is a local non-profit that provides childhood vaccines to families who meet certain federal guidelines. The organization runs 30

Media Advisory - Over 700 Women's Health Experts Meet in Calgary ...  -  Jun 23, 2008
Canada NewsWire (press release),WHAT: Five days of sessions covering the latest topics in women's health, including pregnancy/childbirth, menopause, gynaecology, cancer, HPV immunization,

Vaccine poses risks, says trustee  -  28 May 2008
Peace Arch News.com,A vaccine that experts say could prevent up to 70 per cent of cervical cancers is not being welcomed by one school trustee, who is concerned about the

Vaccination viewpoints  -  28 May 2008
Peace Arch News,I agree 100 per cent with Surrey School trustee Heather Stilwell’s caution regarding the drug Gardasil. In order to make an informed, researched opinion

HPV-Vaccine To Start This Fall  -  May 1, 2008
CJOB,Manitoba is implementing a province-wide voluntary HPV immunization program. It will start in the fall, as part of a package of new investments aimed at

Protecting your parts  -  May 12, 2008
Michigan Daily,The HPV immunization protects against four of the most common strains of the sexually transmitted disease. These four strains are known to cause roughly 70

Immunization a powerful tool  -  May 23, 2008
Chilliwack Times,Immunization isn't likely to be the topic of conversation over coffee any day soon. It's a health program that has been so dramatically successful,

HPV information bill heads to Granholm  -  Apr 30, 2008
MLive.com,AP LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Schools that provide information about vaccinations to families soon could include details about a vaccine to fight against a cause

Experts Appeal for Integrated Programs to Prevent Cervical Cancer  -  May 14, 2008
Pan American Health Organization,Mexico City, May 14, 2008—Experts in vaccination and cervical cancer today appealed for support to develop integrated programs to prevent and to control

Better Screening, Treatment, Vaccines Can Prevent Cervical Cancer ...  -  May 19, 2008
eMaxHealth.com,Thirty-three thousand women in Latin America and the Caribbean die each year of preventable cervical cancer, caused by a virus that infects 20 percent of

Vaccine for girls  -  May 21, 2008
Omenica Express,A vaccine that could prevent up to 70 per cent of cervical cancers will be made available this fall to girls entering grades six to nine, Health Minister

Vaccine for Girls Oversold?  -  May 8, 2008
TheTyee.ca,Lopinski and Griers tasks included pushing the HPV immunization program and getting it funded. In BC, the company has also actively lobbied many politicians

Stilwell vows to fight shots  -  May 9, 2008
Surrey Now,School trustee Heather Stilwell vows to fight plans to introduce a controversial cervical cancer vaccination program in Surrey schools.

Division adopts HPV vaccine program  -  May 21, 2008
Meridian Booster,Lloydminster girls will soon be safe from future complications of the human papillomavirus, thanks to a publicly-funded vaccine program.

MOH Supports Vaccine  -  May 3, 2008
Portage Online,The government of Manitoba announced earlier this week it will launch a province-wide HPV immunization initiative this fall. The province will invest 10.8

Mothers Less Likely To Pursue HPV Vaccination For Youngest Daughters  -  May 4, 2008
Science Daily (press release)Currently the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that 11- and 12-year-old girls be targeted for HPV immunization.

New Zealand Announces Massive New Funding For Cancer Immunization  -  May 1, 2008
Bernama,..."The human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization programme will be offered free to more than 300000 young women aged 12 to 18 years over the next five years.

BC pediatrician supports HPV immunization  -  Apr 16, 2008
Edmonton Sun,By NICKI THOMAS, SUN MEDIA The media firestorm that surrounded universal HPV immunization programs last fall unfairly burned a valuable vaccine,

Quebec explains HPV immunization project  -  Apr 11, 2008
The Gazette (Montreal),The Quebec government says it hopes all young women will get vaccinated against the human papillomavirus, a leading cause of cervical cancer.

Real protection versus parental protection  -  Apr 9, 2008
Daily Illini,The same argument is being used against the advent of the new HPV immunization, Gardasil. After its approval by the FDA in 2006, some parents have been in

Still time for HPV immunization for grade 8 girls  -  Apr 9, 2008
Wasaga Sun,Grade 8 girls who did not receive the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine at school still have the opportunity to get the vaccine by booking an appointment

Excerpts from Quebec`s Budget 2008-2009  -  Apr 3, 2008
Sydney Morning Herald,The present Budget incorporates revenues from the ecoTrust, the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunization Trust, the Community Development Trust,

Actions Taken On Women's Health Legislation, Policy In Ariz., Colo ...  -  20 Feb 2008
Medical News Today (press release),...effectiveness and potential risks of immunization for HPV; potential risks of HPV immunization; and sources where parents and guardians may obtain

Breakthrough vaccine victim of bad publicity  -  Feb 18, 2008
National Post,News of Ontario's lacklustre results comes as Quebec and other provinces are poised to implement their own HPV immunization program next fall.

Overcoming vaccine overload  -  Jan 29, 2008
Chicago Tribune,Some of the obstacles to HPV immunization stem simply from the logistics of getting adolescent children into a doctor's office. "Teens and adults have less

Senate panel keeps HPV requirement in place  -  Feb 11, 2008
Fairfaxtimes.comCuccinelli sponsored Senate Bill 722, which would have removed completely the requirement for girls to receive the HPV immunization.

Gardsil's effectiveness, safety, marketing debated  -  Jan 23, 2008
The Western Gazette,The Ontario government launched an HPV immunization program in Aug. 2007, offering free vaccine to Grade 8 girls. Gardasil regularly costs $150 per dose and

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