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"Our study found a very similar rate of testing, diagnosis and counseling among girls who received the vaccine and girls who did not. We saw no increase in pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections or birth control counseling - all of which suggest the HPV vaccine does not have an impact on increased sexual activity."
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"Sexual Activity-Related Outcomes After Human Papillomavirus Vaccination of 11- to 12-Year-Olds"
Robert Bednarczyk, PhD et al
Pediatrics October 15th, 2012. (doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-1516)
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