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Young Women and the HPV Vaccine
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections account for nearly half of STIs diagnosed among female teens and young adults each year. While an effective preventative measure against cervical cancer, the HPV vaccine also has many risks. This timely resource explores the risks and benefits of the vaccine. The narrative is friendly and engaging while sharing important details that a ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published August 15th 2011 by Rosen Central
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This book explains what the HPV virus is, the different strains and what their effects are on the body, how you can prevent it, and explains the two different vaccines, their benefits and those for or against them. Since HPV is sexually transmitted, there is discussion of safe sex practices, such as condoms, but it also emphasizes that the only full proof protection from the disease is abstinence. While this may be controversial in middle schools, I believe that since the vaccine is recommended ...more