HPV Vaccine Policy Becomes Political Issue Politicians in several states are debating whether to make the HPV vaccine free, or mandatory, for young girls. HPV, or human papillomavirus, has been linked to cervical cancer.
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HPV Vaccine Policy Becomes Political Issue

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Politicians in several states are debating whether to make the HPV vaccine free, or mandatory, for young girls. HPV, or human papillomavirus, has been linked to cervical cancer. Dr. Sydney Spiesel, medical columnist for the online magazine Slate, talks with Alex Chadwick.