nice summary of the data published in the online version of Newsweek , as intended for the non-medical professional, that might make you think twice. If you want the medical professional's take, check this out , because the truth, especially medical science, is never as black & white as you'd like it to be. But here's some food for thought, especially if you have young children. There currently exists 2 vaccines against high-risk human papilloma virus (HPV) that's been associated w/various cancers .But if you have the time and inclination, I'd recommend a
However, the vaccines only work prior to exposure to HPV. Once you've been infected, you've got it for life. Granted there are hundreds of different subtypes of HPV, which is partly why the 2-3 shot series is offered over a wide range of ages to both genders. And no, these vaccines are not without controversy and risk. But if you decide to err on not giving/getting the vaccine, either you'll need to avoid oral sex or plan on using a dental dam each & every time , if you want to lower your risk for oral cancer.
So, any guesses as to the next celebrity-medical headline?
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