Monday October 8, 2018
Big news came last week from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: It has now approved the HPV vaccine, which prevents several types of cancer, for adults ages 25 to 45.
Monday October 1, 2018
Parents who decline to have their children vaccinated against HPV probably think they’ll never regret that decision. They should hear the story of Liz Kapeel of San Antonio.
Thursday September 27, 2018
The U.S. flu season often mimics the one in Australia that came just months before. And if that proves true for the flu season about to start here, it’s both good news and an excellent reason to get your flu shot.
Thursday September 20, 2018
Learning serious stuff, such as how to prevent serious illness and even epidemics through vaccination, doesn’t have to be so, well, serious. Fortunately for all of us – children, adults, even math nerds – some dedicated people have come up with fun and sometimes very challenging games that challenge our knowledge, teach us some nifty epidemic-prevention thinking and bring us the facts about vaccines.
Thursday September 13, 2018
The nation has just finished taking note of National Immunization Awareness Month in August, when we at TIP along with other advocacy organizations across the country tried to provide the public with useful information about the ways in which vaccination helps everyone: pregnant women, babies, preschoolers, teenagers and adults into their senior years.