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Grand effort -- Grannies give HPV vaccinations a welcome boost


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
By the Editorial Board

The vaccine against the sexually transmitted infection known as HPV has proved to be a tough sell, but a group of local grandmothers has taken on the challenge.

The Pittsburgh chapter of Grandmother Power — an international movement that has spread across the globe and embraced various causes — was established through a partnership between the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and the Women and Girls Foundation. The group announced last Wednesday that its first effort will be to increase HPV vaccination rates in the region.

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