TIP Talk

Wednesday February 14, 2018

Vaccines for Better Heart Health

Ah, February. Time to celebrate Valentine’s Day and matters of the heart. We mean that literally; appropriate to the holiday of love, this is American Heart Month.

Friday February 9, 2018

The Flu Season Is Still Worsening

One of the more common reasons people have been giving in recent weeks for not getting their flu shot is that flu season has probably peaked. The flu vaccine takes two weeks to provide full protection.

Wednesday February 7, 2018

The New Recommended Vaccine Schedule

New recommendations for the nation’s immunization schedules, released this week, include a third dose of vaccination against mumps for both children and adults who might be at risk of catching the disease.

Monday February 5, 2018

High Flu Activity in Most of the Nation

A few weeks ago, Texas was one of a handful of states with high levels of flu activity. Now, the newest map from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control shows most of the country marked in red, the highest level of flu activity.

Thursday February 1, 2018

Carol Roach, Everyday Vaccine Hero

Carol Roach is used to hearing all the arguments against vaccines. She’s been hearing them from her own mother since she was a little girl. What she finds hard to believe is that, despite decades of proof otherwise, the same arguments keep surfacing.

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