Roll up a sleeve. It’s your turn
Doctor giving an injection to the patient at hospital

Roll up a sleeve. It’s your turn

You’re a good mom or dad. You take the time to be familiar with the schedule of recommended childhood vaccinations, and make sure your kids are up-to-date. And if it…

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The mumps return

Quite a few students returned from spring break with more than sunburns this year. A cluster of 13 mumps cases have been traced to people who traveled to South Padre…

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Antibiotics 101
Antibiotics - diagnosis written on a white piece of paper. Syringe and vaccine with drugs.

Antibiotics 101

If you find yourself admitted to a hospital anytime soon, you might find your treatment plan includes a little schooling on the proper use of antibiotics. Antibiotic resistance has become…

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Advice on Zika protection for moms-to-be
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Advice on Zika protection for moms-to-be

The well-publicized risks of Zika infection in pregnancy have been scary. Even scarier is the speed at which the infection has spread across geographic borders, and the fact that the…

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Taking aim at a preventable cancer

Texas vaccination rates among adolescents against the human papilloma virus are lower than the national average, and vaccination rates in Bexar County are lower than the state average, experts said…

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