Sonya Sheehan's daughters are the picture of health, and she wants to keep it that way. As a nurse, Sheehan had her older daughter inoculated with Gardasil, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. She plans to give the shot to her 6-year-old in a few years, to protect her against cervical cancer.
Most medical organizations have strongly advocated using the HPV vaccine for girls 11 and 12 years old.
Merck, the maker of the vaccine, launched a massive and carefully targeted marketing campaign,...Full Story