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Gardasil Economics

Part of public health policy is determining the best use of funds – to save or protect the most lives with the fewest resources. With all the demands on health care from heart disease, diabetes, AIDS, and other types of cancer, the economics for Gardasil don’t add up.


More Questions About Gardasil®

A Recent CNN Article lead with this headline… Gardasil® Deaths, Gardasil® Side Effects, Gardasil® Paralysis – Is the HPV Vaccine Given to Prevent Cervical Cancer Causing More Medical Problems? A vaccine designed to prevent cervical cancer is coming under fresh scrutiny amid thousands of complaints linking it to a range of health problems. Gardasil® has […]


FDA Addresses Questions About Gardasil®

Those of you who are regular readers know that I think Gardasil® is the wrong solution for preventing Cervical Cancer. It is my considered opinion that Gardasil® has one purpose — it is a much needed cash cow for Merck, in their time of financial need.  My attempt at “Fair and Balanced” reporting is to […]


Merck Wins Expanded Uses for Gardasil®

FDA News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2008 Media Inquiries: Karen Riley, 301-827-6242 Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA FDA Approves Expanded Uses for Gardasil® to Include Preventing Certain Vulvar and Vaginal Cancers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the approval of the vaccine Gardasil for the prevention of vaginal and vulvar cancer caused by Human […]


Safe, Cost Effective PAP Test or Gardasil®

Researchers and public health officials are FINALLY waking up, and stepping up, to ask tough questions about the cost effectiveness of administering a very expensive, and not thoroughly vetted vaccine to every girl and young woman in the free world. Is the use of Gardasil® as a preventive measure against cervical cancer, the correct utilization […]


My Girl Died As ‘Guinea Pig’ For Gardasil®

In a previous Inconvenient Woman Blog entry we noted the death of 17 year old Jessica Ericzon, “an all-American teenager,” whose tragic death has been tied to the Merck vaccine Gardasil®. Jefferson County Medical Examiner Samuel Livingstone, reported Jessie’s death to the federal Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System. Her family started the Jessica Ericzon Memorial […]


GARDASIL Vaccine: The Damage Continues Part II

More Reports of Coincidental Collateral Damage  Reported by Barbara Loe Fisher The reports of HPV vaccine reactions, injuries and deaths continue to roll in, not only to NVIC but also to the federal Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (Search HPV4 at: http://www.medalerts.org/vaersdb/index.html) newspapers, and television stations. And the only response that comes from officials at […]


GARDASIL Vaccine: The Damage Continues

Girls and Young Women Pay the Price for Corporate Greed and the FDA’s Failure to Protect Reported by Barbara Loe Fisher The vaccine reaction reports keep coming into the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) from mothers describing how they took their healthy teenage girls into a pediatrician or gynecologist’s office where they were given a […]


CDC Spin on Gardasil and Its Safety

Quick Links CDC HPV and HPV Disease Information CDC HPV Vaccine Information CDC Vaccine Safety Information HPV Questions and Answers FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research To Report an Adverse Event in VAERS Related Information on Guillain-Barré Syndrome Information from FDA and CDC on Gardasil and its Safety July 22, 2008 Consumers, parents, health care […]


A Hard Plastic Is Raising Hard Questions

Are toxic plastics lurking in your kitchen? It’s a question many families are asking after reports last week that a chemical used to make baby bottles, water bottles and food containers is facing increasing scrutiny by health officials in Canada and the United States. The substance is bisphenol-a, or BPA, widely used in the making […]