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Some experts think that the overly aggressive marketing of HPV vaccine Gardasil and the lobbying of Gardasil manufacturer Merck has led to the vaccine's potential over-prescription. According to the New York Times, "Some experts worry about the consequences of the rapid rollout of the new vaccines without more medical…

A couple of major news outlets, including CBS and CNN have been reporting that several deaths and different major ailments have been "linked" to the Gardasil vaccine. One girl got pancreatitis, according to CNN, while CBS has reported on a girl with seizures and another who suffered from paralysis after getting…

According to news reports, the FDA will decide whether or not to extend the the administration of Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, to women ages 27-45, by this summer. Currently, Gardasil is only approved for use in women ages 9-26. A spokeswoman for Merck, the company that produces Gardasil, emphasized that the vaccine…

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