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Vaccinate against cervical cancer

February 15, 2007

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Each year, about 3,700 American women die of cervical cancer, a disease that is almost always caused by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus . Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new vaccine against the virus, aimed at girls entering puberty. To make sure all children are protected by the vaccine, the chairman of the state Senate's health ... (Full article: 455 words)

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