HPV vaccine

File photo of a doctor administering a vaccine. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Teens May Only Need 1 Dose Of HPV Vaccine

Teenagers may only need one dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Cervarix in order to prevent cervical cancer as opposed to the current two- and three-dose schedules, according to a new study.


The CDC recommends an HPV vaccine for all boys and girls ages 11 and 12. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Family: 12-Year-Old Daughter Died Hours After Getting HPV Vaccine

Wisconsin family says they are trying to understand why the girl died.


File photo of a doctor administering a vaccine. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

CDC: Tiny Glass Particles Contained In Isolated Set Of HPV Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a voluntary recall for an isolated HPV vaccine that it says contained tiny glass particles as a result of a breakage during the manufacturing process.


File photo of the HPV vaccine. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sisters Claim HPV Vaccine Caused Their Ovaries To Stop Producing Eggs

Two Wisconsin sisters have filed a federal claim, saying they believe a cervical cancer vaccine caused their ovaries to stop producing eggs.


University of Miami pediatrician, Judith L. Schaechter, M.D., gives an HPV vaccination to a 13-year-old girl in her office at the Miller School of Medicine on Sept. 21, 2011 in Miami, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: HPV Vaccine Has Cut Infections In Teen Girls By Half

Researchers say a vaccine for a sexually spread virus has cut infections in teen girls by half.