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A Canadian study shows that HPV shots don't make girls promiscuous, as some parents have feared. But given that HPV causes about 70% of cervical cancers, this is hardly something we should be worrying about.

The human papilloma virus (HPV) is a serious health problem. It's the most common STD in America and, with the exception of HIV, the most fatal. It's known to cause several types of cancer, including carcinomas of the cervix, anus, penis, and throat. It's imperative, therefore, that we encourage HPV vaccinations for both girls and boys.

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