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Why Your Kids Need the HPV Vaccine

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Have you had your kids vaccinated against the cancer-causing Human Papilloma Virus? Hi, I'm Dr. Oz. The HPV vaccine's available for boys and men and girls and women, nine to 26 years old. These three-part vaccines are most effective when received around 11 or 12 years of age. True, all vaccines have a potential downside, but for this one, encouraging sex has not been proven to be one, nor has research shown that the risks of the vaccine come even close to the benefits.

And the benefits of the HPV Vaccine more of they're huge, for women it protects against Cervical Cancer, and for both men and women, it protects against general towards and several oral and anal cancers the Centers for Disease Control and prevention say HPV infections affect almost half of all sexually active people in the US.

The way to ensure your kids avoid infection is to be inoculated before they engage in sexual activity, not after, I'm Dr. Oz, for more ways to protect your family's health watch our smart tips right here