TIP Talk

Thursday July 13, 2017

A Great Start for College

Congratulations on the new high school graduate! Now that you’ve gotten through the tizzy of proms and robes and ceremonies, your summer will probably be full of shopping errands to get your graduate ready to head to college. Extra-long bed sheets, laundry supplies that you hope your teen will use regularly, a few decorative items to brighten up that sterile-looking dorm room.

Thursday July 6, 2017

A Statue for the Hero Who Saved 500 Million Lives

Here at TIP, we were thinking about honor and statues recently because a friend traveling in Switzerland posted a wonderful photo of a statue honoring a different kind of hero: Edward Jenner, who developed the smallpox vaccine. It stands in front of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva.

Thursday June 29, 2017

TIP Op-Ed: The Texas Legislature Should Have Protected State Health

We at The Immunization Partnership advocated for several pieces of helpful vaccine-related legislation this year. One bill would have enabled parents to see the vaccine-exemption rates at their local schools so that they could make informed decisions about which schools were likely to be the safest and healthiest for their children.

Thursday June 22, 2017

Vaccines Your Child Needs for Summer Camp

Nick Springer was only 14 and off to what was supposed to be a wonderful summer at camp. But according to an article earlier this month, the Colorado boy was suddenly stricken ill.

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