Monday December 19, 2016
You still haven’t finished your holiday shopping? Haven’t managed to bag your own $200-plus Hatchimal? Believe us, a giant microbe is much more huggable — and cheaper. We’re there for you and for the vacci-nerds on your shopping list with this helpful and healthy gifting guide:
Monday December 12, 2016
TIP is proud to present our new report, “A Time for Action: Recommendations for Improving Texas Immunization Rates,” which includes the results of a new survey on vaccination in Texas as well as key recommendations for combating vaccine hesitancy and improving the state’s health through increased vaccination rates.
Tuesday November 29, 2016
Even in this era of disease control and sophisticated medical treatment, influenza is a deadly danger. From 2007 to 2015, it killed 158 children and teens in Texas alone, according to the Department of State Health Services. That far outweighs the number of deaths in the state from whooping cough and meningococcal disease combined.
Thursday November 17, 2016
You have a better chance of becoming a billionaire than you do of having a severe reaction to a vaccine in the United States. Even still, should families be worried? We lay out what science has shown about the safety of the HPV vaccine.
Monday October 31, 2016
At a time when many people are expressing concerns about vaccines, and embracing alternative medicine as a way of staving off illness, it’s worth looking at the differences between how the two make the journey to market, and how their safety and effectiveness are judged.