Juan Ledesma, age 50, enjoys watching soccer and spending time with his family. He talks to his family about their health because it is important. Ledesma decided to vaccinate his three children with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to keep them healthy. Ledesma learned about the vaccine from the children’s doctor. The doctor told him the vaccine was safe and effective. The doctor also said it is very important to his children’s health and future. Doctors suggest children get the vaccine at 11 years.
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Written by A Su Salud on Apr 8 2013 - 9:34am
Many times Shurite De La Pena was told to get a mammogram. She was afraid it would be painful. At 48 she got her first one. Now she feels getting a mammogram is important. When doctors told her she needed a mammogram she would think “I’m not going to go. I’m okay.” She explained, “I didn’t want to hear about it.” De La Pena’s sister was diagnosed with breast cancer but still De La Pena did not want to go.