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    Gardasil Critique

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    Gardasil: Should it be Mandatory? A Rhetorical Critique According to the Center for Menstrual Disorders and Reproductive Choice, 75-80% of sexually active adults will acquire a genital tract HPV infection before the age of fifty (STD 's: Human Papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is the most frequently sexually transmitted disease with more than six million cases being reported each year. This disease can be deadly, turning into cervical cancer later in the patient’s life. Due to the epidemic levels of the disease, new precautions are being created to prevent it. In the article “New Cervical Cancer Vaccine Should Not Be Mandatory,” the author made it clear that the Gardasil vaccine should not be mandated for children; however, the author is never named.…

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    The Gardasil Campaign, which used commercials, pamphlets, and articles, is a perfect example of health communication. The Gardasil Campaign by Merck Pharmaceuticals begin in 2006 and promoted the use of the Gardasil Vaccine, which helps to protect against 4 strains of human papillomavirus (HPV). The vaccine protects against two specific strains of HPV that cause the majority of cervical/vaginal cancers. The slogan for the Gardasil Campaign is “One Less” as in one less person with HPV or cervical…

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    My view point After researching about the HPV vaccine and everything that relates to it, as well as looking into two quite different perspectives I have made a final decision relating to my original question. I believe in all honesty that the Gardasil vaccine should not be made compulsory, however those who do want it should get it done at an early age. At first I was all for the vaccine to be made compulsory because I thought everyone wanted to as immune as possible to the virus. However after…

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    HPV Vaccine

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    Science & Technology in Society Allan Gebbie NC Applied Science Gardasil, The vaccine against human papillomavirus Image Contents Page Analysis/Discussion (Pages 3&4) Impact on Society (Page 5) Conclusion (Page 6) Recommendation (Page 6) Bibliography (Page 6) Analysis/Discussion Introduction My aim of this report is to discuss the vaccine Gardasil and how it protects against the human papillomavirus (HPV).…

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    Hpv Pros And Cons

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    As previously stated, all we have is a hypothetical theory with no evidence that clearly says it will eventually help in the prevention of cervical cancer. As a result, physicians are pushing the vaccine onto the patients and their parents, badgering and urging them into something they don’t feel one-hundred percent about. “Alarmingly, the Big Pharma-influenced FDA approved both Gardasil and Cervarix without requiring either Merck or GlaxeSmithKline to prove their claims of cervical cancer…

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    Papilloma Virus

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    Infection Prevention, postulates a number of lines of evidence that support the risk of transmission in the clinical setting. First, “that HPV is resistant to desiccation and can remain infectious when exposed to a typical dry room environment for a number of days; HPV DNA has been detected on the fingers of individuals with an active infection, showing that infected patients can carry the virus on their hands and act as a source of infectious virions, and there is evidence that HPV can be…

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    The Gardasil Vaccine

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    Question 1: The Gardasil vaccine is an injection that prevents certain strains of HPV including: 6, 11, 16 and 18. Australia's Professor Ian Frazer and his team in Queensland discovered the simple technology behind the HPV vaccine in 1990. However it wasn’t until June 2006 that it was first released. Question 2: Both boys and girls are affected by HPV leading to cancers and genital warts. By receiving the Gardasil vaccine, boys are not only protecting themselves but also are helping to reduce…

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    What are STDs (sexually transmitted diseases)? STDs are a disease that many people get from being sexually active. Some STDs are caused by different things other than being sexually active, such as sharing the same bedding, the same towel, same clothing, and toilet seats. Some STDs men will have symptoms and women won’t have symptoms. Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted disease that can be treated with antibiotics, it can be spread by doing oral, vaginal, or anal sex, Genital…

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    Human papillomavirus, also known as HPV, is the cause of many cases of cervical and genital cancer in both men and women. Although this is a known fact, many parents are still neglecting the idea of giving their children a “sex vaccine.” This controversy not only defies the teachings of religion, but it also defies the beliefs of parenthood. They don’t feel like this is something that they should be giving their 9-13 year old children. This perspective may be a given, but it is also creating a…

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    Cervical Cancer Prevention for Hispanic Americans This paper will discuss the Hispanic culture and their health care beliefs on illnesses, prevention, cultural health practices, how they view traditional healthcare system, and the prevalence of cervical cancer in Hispanic women. It will also discuss how Hispanics financial status, their understanding of the English language, and their lower level of education all hinder the choices they make regarding their healthcare (Roncancio, Ward,…

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