Should Orthodox Girls Get Vaccinated against HPV?

Human papilloma virus, or HPV, is spread by sexual contact. The body's immune system usually eliminates the virus, which can cause genital warts and rare cancers in men and women, as well as cervical cancer in women. A new vaccine on the market, sold as Gardasil or Cervarix, protects against some … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Me? Pre-Cancerous?

This a guest post by reader Ruth. Two months ago, four months after giving birth to my second child, I went to the “lady doctor” to get a prescription—to delay producing baby number three if you get my drift! Lovely as they are, we need a gap! It was my first time with this doctor so she told me … [Read more...]