Issue 12  •  Spring 2013

Doctor, Doctor

If you are like many girls, you have probably heard of the HPV vaccine—the first-ever vaccine to prevent cancer—which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in June of 2006. Perhaps your local news covered it, or perhaps your mother—or your friends’ mothers—voiced strong feelings for or against it. Lawmakers in your area might be trying to decide whether students should be vaccinated—and you, or someone you know, may have already received the vaccine. Whatever the case, you probably have questions. And we are here to answer them!


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