Monday November 27, 2017
Unlike many other people who become everyday vaccine heroes, Jinny Suh hasn’t had close experience with a loved one who was sickened by a vaccine-preventable disease or someone who is especially vulnerable to outbreaks of disease. She was a lawyer and South Austin mom with one – now two – healthy little boys, whom she kept healthy by making sure they had all of their recommended vaccines.
Thursday November 23, 2017
The nation has gone through tragic events this year, with multiple catastrophic storms and flooding, and mass shootings in places such as Las Vegas. Texas has borne more than its share of rough times, between the terrible losses from Hurricane Harvey and the horror of a mass shooting just this month in Sutherland Springs that took the lives of more than 25 churchgoers. At times, it can be hard to feel thankful, right?
Thursday November 16, 2017
The brand-new book “The Vaccination Picture” isn’t by any means the first publication to make the many compelling arguments in favor of protecting ourselves, our children and our communities from vaccine-preventable diseases. But it might be one of the most unusual and clear books on the subject, and it’s definitely the most colorful.
Thursday November 9, 2017
Well done, Texas! A new report by the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention shows the state near the very top nationwide when it comes to protecting young children with some key vaccinations.
Thursday November 2, 2017
Far too few older adults have been vaccinated against shingles. According to a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, by 2014, less than 28% of people 60 and older had received a shot against this painful and sometimes debilitating disease.