Monday, November 29, 2010 by: Tony Isaacs, citizen journalist
Two years ago, Rosemary Mathis was pretty much your average successful working mom. She had a good job and two children she loved and enjoyed. Like millions of other parents, she also had complete trust in her family doctor. Thus, she had no qualms about following his advice to have her daughter Lauren undergo the series of Gardasil vaccinations to protect against the human papilloma virus (HPV) and cervical cancer. It was advice that would soon turn Rosemary’s world upside down.