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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.

08/12/2014

A radiologist stands next to an MRI machine. (credit:  FRANK PERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Anal, Throat Cancers On Rise Among Young Adults

According to a new study, anal and throat cancers have increased over the past 35 years in adults younger than 45.

07/27/2014

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

Medical Expert: Vaccination Rate Among American Adults ‘Depressingly Low’

Medical experts and officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said that vaccination rates among American adults are far lower than they ought to be.

02/11/2014

Dr. Melinda Thrasher

The Sidney Wood Show(Aired 01/08/2014): Women Wellness Wednesday

Today on Wellness Wednesday and we focused on Women’s Health Issues with guest Dr. Melinda Miller-Thrasher who has over 20 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Doctor Thrasher answered questions from menopause to infertility. Click […]

WAOK-AM–01/09/2014

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Too Much Truth – It’s Women’s Health Day

It was a busy day in the WAOK studio as Dr. Melinda Thrasher stopped by to help kick of Too Much Truth’s Health Week. Today we focused on the health of women, and Dr. Thrasher was […]

WAOK-AM–10/28/2013

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)

1 In 5 Boys Got HPV Shot In First Year Recommended

A new report offers a first look at how many boys are getting shots designed to protect girls from cervical cancer.

08/29/2013

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Teen HPV Vaccination Rate Still Lagging

Disappointed health officials say only about half of teenage girls have gotten a controversial vaccine against cervical cancer — a rate that’s changed little in three years.

07/25/2013

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Too Much Truth: Love Habits & HPV

Are you single, and want to find love? Well today on Too Much Truth, Derrick Boazman wants to make sure you are making the right choices. Today he talked to Dr. Wendy Walsh. She is the […]

WAOK-AM–06/03/2013

A woman holds a placard (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

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