Why should you vaccinate against HPV?

If you could protect yourself or your children from developing cancer through taking a shot, would you? This week, Risk Bites looks at why HPV vaccines are recommended for protection against cervical and other cancers, and how the risks and benefits pan out. The Risk Bites Team: Producer: Andrew Maynard Research Director: David Faulkner Research: Alyssa Berry Risk Bites is supported by the ASU Risk Innovation Lab and School for the Future of Innovation in Society FURTHER RESOURCES (Also check out this video from DocMikeEvans:http://youtu.be/wQSTUIw8_1U) How Accurate Are the Recent Claims of the Dangers of the HPV-Vaccination Gardasil? Robyn Correll Carlyle, Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/quora/how-accurate-are-the-rece_b_4164056.html Deadly dose? No. Here's what we're really wondering about the HPV vaccine. Beth Skwarecki, PloS blogs: http://blogs.plos.org/publichealth/2013/12/05/deadly-dose-no-heres-what-were-really-wondering-about-the-hpv-vaccine/ HPV Vaccines. CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/hpv/vaccine.html HPV Vaccine - Questions & Answers. CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/hpv/vac-faqs.htm HPV -- FDA: http://www.fda.gov/forconsumers/byaudience/forwomen/ucm118530.htm RESOURCES Guardasil (FDA): http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/Vaccines/ApprovedProducts/ucm094042.htm Cervarix (FDA): http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/Vaccines/ApprovedProducts/ucm186957.htm PubMed Health. Cervical Cancer: Overview. National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine. Last updated: 16 April 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0050552/ Centers for Disease Control. Gynecological Cancers: Cervical Cancer. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Last updated: 5 September 2013. http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/cervical/ American Cancer Society. Cervical Cancer: Detailed Fact sheet. Last updated 11 April 2013. http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003094-pdf.pdf National Cancer Institute. Cervical Cancer. National Institutes of Health. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/cervical Risk Bites is your guide to making sense of risk. We cover everything from understanding and balancing the risks and benefits of everyday products, to health science more broadly, to the potential impacts of emerging technologies, to making sense of risk perception. If you enjoy our videos, please subscribe, and spread the word! National Cancer Institute. HPV and Cancer: Detailed Fact Sheet. Last reviewed: 15 March 2012. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/HPV National Institute of Health. NIH Fact Sheet: Cervical Cancer. Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT), Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow. Last updated 29 March 2013. http://report.nih.gov/nihfactsheets/viewfactsheet.aspx?csid=76 Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/RiskBites

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