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Women's Health & Childbearing Resources: Breast & Cervical Health

Breast Health

Cervical Cancer

*MYTHBUSTERS*

Myth: The HPV vaccine is less safe than other vaccines administered to teens and older kids.

For a visual guide to the evidence about HPV vaccine risks and benefits, please see this well-designed and referenced web page. The graphic on this page puts risks and benefits of the vaccine in perspective, and makes a very important point: injections alone often cause vaccine-related adverse effects!  Take a look for yourself.

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Breast Health - Journal Articles

Chiolero, A., & Rodondi, N. (2014). Lessons from the Swiss medical board recommendation against mammography screening programs. JAMA Internal Medicine, 174(10), 1541-1542. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.4197.

Breast Health - Books

Reynolds, H. (2012). The big squeeze: A social and political history of the controversial mammogram. ILR Press. ISBN-13: 978-0801450938; ISBN-10: 0801450934