Thursday December 20, 2018
Recent research on possible new vaccines – against opioid addiction and Alzheimer’s disease, to name a couple – serve as a reminder of many key issues around medical research, especially when it comes to new ways to immunize the public.
Thursday December 13, 2018
Don’t worry, holiday gift shoppers. We’re here to help you out once again with the most challenging people-who-have-everything on your list, because there’s a pretty decent chance they don’t have all the latest goodies on the vaccine scene. Whether your loved one needs a gentle reminder to get that disease-preventing shot, or is a bona fide vaccine nerd who just can’t get enough immunization loot, we’ve got something tempting to suggest:
Friday December 7, 2018
It's National Influenza Vaccination Week, and the perfect time of year for you to get your flu shot, if you haven't already. The holidays are when we' come in contact with many more people, which raises the risk that we'll be exposed to influenza.
Thursday December 6, 2018
It’s happening again. A year and a half after measles sickened about 75 children in Minnesota and sent 21 of them to the hospital, an even bigger outbreak has hit New York.
Thursday November 29, 2018
One of Texas' biggest stars in the world of vaccine research and expertise is Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Hotez has devoted himself to discovering vaccines against tropical diseases that sicken hundreds of thousands of people in developing nations. He also has been a brave and outspoken expert advocate for vaccination, for which he's actually been threatened.