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Give the Boy a Shot!

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The HPV vaccine should be made available to both sexes.

By now, we've all heard of the HPV vaccination recommended for girls age 9 and up. But what about boys? Mom•Logic friend OB/GYN Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz says, "I think it's insane the vaccine isn't offered for boys! Where do you think girls are getting HPV in the first place? This is just sexist." Amen! But there is some hope on the horizon: Merck is testing an HPV vaccine for boys as we speak. It's about freaking time!

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