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Women in Danger

Thanks to Religion - Woman aren't just discriminated against in the Middle East. Fundamentalists in Europe are a threat to women and so are fundamentalists right here in the US!

If given to girls in childhood, the HPV vaccine can prevent the types of sexually transmitted disease that can eventually lead to the silent killer which is cervical cancer. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends the human papillomavirus vaccination for all 11- and 12-year-old girls, but two years later, results of a recent survey of pediatricians across the US showed that more than half of the physicians in Texas do NOT follow these recommendations.

The HPV vaccine has been mired in controversy since it was approved in 2006. Texas placed itself at the center of that controversy early on with a mandate for universal vaccination from the governor

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