HPV study finds 7% of U.S. teens, adults carry virus in mouths: Infection with HPV — human papilloma virus — heightens the risk of developing cancer of the mouth and throat. The findings indicate that most cases of oral HPV can be traced to oral sex, rather than to kissing or casual contact.
Photo:   Registered nurse Sandy Warner, left, administers the first of three human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccinations to Casey Patton, 22, of Fairview Township, near Erie, Pa. in November. Credit: Associated Press

HPV study finds 7% of U.S. teens, adults carry virus in mouths: Infection with HPV — human papilloma virus — heightens the risk of developing cancer of the mouth and throat. The findings indicate that most cases of oral HPV can be traced to oral sex, rather than to kissing or casual contact.

Photo: Registered nurse Sandy Warner, left, administers the first of three human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccinations to Casey Patton, 22, of Fairview Township, near Erie, Pa. in November. Credit: Associated Press

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    ages 14-69… not sure which end of that age spectrum is more disturbing.
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