The human papillomavirus is responsible for almost all instances of cervical cancer worldwide. And now, there is a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer. We’ve seen the ads on television and read articles in magazines about the vaccine, but how does it work and who should get vaccinated? Tune into Line One: Your Health Connection with Dr. Thad Woodard as the discussion turns to the vaccine that can prevent cervical cancer this afternoon at 2:00p.m.
- CDC Fact Sheet: Human papillomavirus (HPV)
- Science-Based Medicine: HPV vaccination misinformation and bias in Medscape
- National Cervical Cancer: Public education campaign
- Rosalyn Singleton, MD, Pediatrician, Southcentral Foundation; Alaska Native Statewide Immunization Coordinator; Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Thomas Hennessy, MD, MPH Captain, U.S. Public Health Service Director, Arctic Investigations Program National Center for Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Neil Murphy, MD of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Alaska Native Medical Center
LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, October 5, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
REPEAT BROADCAST: Monday, October 5, 2009 at 8:00 p.m.
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DR. WOODARD’S FAVORITE HEALTH AND SCIENCE LINKS:
- Science Based Medicine
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Super Smart Health
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