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ICYMI, July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018

ICYMI, July 13, 2018

Feature story

‘It’s not just a girl problem’: When offering HPV vaccine, doctors advised to focus on cancer prevention

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (Chicago Tribune) – In her children’s pediatrician’s office two years ago, Lockport mother Kelly DiFilippo declined the HPV vaccine for her oldest daughter, and “no one batted an eye,” she said.

But when it was time for her second daughter’s sixth-grade physical last winter, DiFilippo’s refusal of the vaccine was met with a different reaction from the same doctor.

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