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2017
August
14,
2017
| 14:18 PM America/Chicago
As a new school year begins, so do the arguments about vaccinations. Texas Department of State Health Services, which receives the information from schools of students who have declined vaccination  says, “Maintaining adequate immunization rates i...
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April
13,
2017
| 14:42 PM America/Chicago
If your child had a weak immune system, would you want to know the vaccine rates at their school? House Bill 2249 would require the Texas Department of State Health Services to provide reports every other year on vaccine-preventable outbreaks and ...
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2016
August
16,
2016
| 10:51 AM America/Chicago
As a new school year begins, a 12-year-long trend of parents refusing to vaccinate their children may put your child at risk. That’s the concern of Justin Smith, M.D., a pediatrician at Cook Children’s. The Houston Chronicle reported “the number o...
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2015
August
26,
2015
| 11:09 AM America/Chicago
For many children, walking or biking is a convenient and healthy way to get to school. However, it can be potentially unsafe and even deadly when not done correctly. Last year, the Cook Children's Trauma team saw 22 children, either biking or walk...
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