The truthiness behind the HPV vaccine campaign

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 April 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: fake news, HPV, hpv, human papillomavirus
Doctors are telling only half the truth about America's most common sexually transmitted disease

Medicating our unhealthy lifestyles

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: epidemics, HPV, public health, technology
The glamour of technology can blind us to the real remedies for today’s epidemics.

How safe is Gardasil for young girls?

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Gardasil, HPV, infertility
An Australian doctor’s experience with menopausal teenagers raises serious concerns.

HPV vaccine gets behaviour tick

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 October 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: HPV, sexual behaviour
A study showing that vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV) is not linked with increased sexual activity amongst teenage girls has had wide coverage in the news today.

Girls and Gardasil: the protection game

Deirdre Fleming | 22 October 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: cervical cancer, HPV, parenting, vaccination
A mother and public health student offers ten reasons not to vaccinate children against a sexually transmitted disease.

Parents wonder if cancer jabs are worth the risk

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 October 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: cervical cancer, HPV, vaccination
Debate over vaccinating girls against the human papillomavirus to prevent cervical cancer is running hot in Britain after a 14-year-old schoolgirl died and an older teen developed epileptic seizures and brain damage following the jabs.

Are girls risking death now to avoid cervical cancer?

Carolyn Moynihan | 21 August 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: cervical cancer, Gardasil, HPV
The vaccine promoted as a safeguard for girls against developing cervical cancer later in life has been linked with at least 20 deaths in the United States and hundreds of other serious adverse reactions. This is prevention, if you like, but not the sort most parents envisage.

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