Tuesday September 12, 2017
There are so many things to be concerned about when it comes to natural disasters like Tropical Storm Harvey. So many ways to prepare, and to recover.
Thursday September 7, 2017
Compared with most of the country, Texans are lagging behind at protecting their teens against several types of cancer, according to the latest report from the CDC. Nationwide, about 60 percent of teens had received at least one dose of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, up by about four percentage points, with an encouraging increase among boys as well as girls.
Wednesday August 30, 2017
Dr. Peter J. Hotez is known as a prescient voice on the issue of tropical diseases, after he predicted the arrival of Zika virus well before it wrought so much havoc last year.
Thursday August 24, 2017
For this last week of National Immunization Awareness Month, when the theme is all about potentially lifesaving vaccinations for pre-teens and teens, we’re letting the creative and caring people on YouTube tell the story of HPV-related cancer and the suffering that could be prevented if vaccination rates were to increase.
Thursday August 17, 2017
At some point in their lifetime, one in three Americans will get shingles, a very painful reactivation of the chickenpox virus. It generally lasts for at least a month, and can even develop into a longer-term condition called post-herpetic neuralgia, in which the sensation of burning and aching, as well as sensitivity to touch, can continue for years.