LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- On this Medical Monday, we're covering a health topic you need to know about, especially if you have teens.
The HPV virus affects both males and females and can be prevented by getting vaccinated.
Dr. Kevin Breniman with Cornerstone Clinic for Women answered these questions:
-What is the HPV virus
-Why is it important
-What can be done about it
-How effective is the vaccine
-What are some of the reasons girls are not being vaccinated?
-What can we do to improve the number of girls that are vaccinated?