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An annual screen is no longer recommended in updated guidelines
Deb McAlister got the shot for her two granddaughters to shield them from cervical cancer
Confusing guidelines, insurance gaps may discourage people from getting recommended testing
The cervical cancer-causing virus may not fully clear from the body as once thought, experts say
But large clinical trials are needed, researchers say
New guidelines recommend cervical cancer screening every 3 to 5 years
Improved doctor-patient communication is key to expanding Pap testing, researchers say
Study findings illustrate disease's burden 'quite starkly,' author says
No increase seen in STDs, pregnancy or birth control counseling
Small study found it spurred an immune response in women who had precancerous cervical lesions
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