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  • The New York Times reports that the decision "is likely to transform the use of the HPV vaccine, since most private insurers pay for vaccines once the committee recommends them for routine use." 
  • As the most widespread sexually transmitted disease, HPV is known to cause cervical cancer in women, but new research shows that men are increasingly at risk for various cancers as well. 
  • The burden of disease in males results mostly from oral or anal sex, but vaccinating boys will also benefit female partners since cervical cancer in women results mostly from vaginal sex with infected males. 
  • A federal advisory committee voted today to recommend that 11- and 12-year-old boys be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus, or HPV, no matter what Michele Bachmann makes up about the shot causing "mental retardation." 
  • "A vaccine against cancer was the dream of our youth."
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  • New study shows HPV vaccine helping lower HPV infection rates in teen girls