A.A.P. Recommends HPV vaccine for boys 11 years old and up.

 

A recent newsletter from the American Academy of Pediatrics unveiled a new policy recommending the H.P.V. vaccine be given to boys 11 years old and up.  Originally this vaccine was only made available to young girls.  However, research has shown that this vaccine can prevent cancer in boys as well as girls.  Please feel free to look at the article in its entirety at http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/27/us-hpv-shot-recommendation-boys-idUSTRE81Q0NZ20120227

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