TIP Talk

Thursday November 23, 2017

Our Thanks for This Year

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

Colorful Facts About Vaccination

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

Three Cheers for Most Parents of Texas Kindergartners

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

New, More Effective Shingles Vaccine Recommended for Older Americans

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.

Thursday October 26, 2017

Could Be a Rough Flu Season. Let's Get Ready!

Every year is the right year for getting a flu shot, but this fall, there are a couple of extra reasons to place the annual vaccination high on your list of to-dos.

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