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A nurse gives a girl a shot. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images)

Parents Urged to Get Kids Vaccinated For School Now

Believe it or not, students will be returning to class at the end of next month. So, health officials in Dallas County are already urging parents to make sure their children have all their vaccinations.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2013

A nurse collects a blood sample from a patient using a glucometer at a free health clinic on November 1, 2009. (credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

Newfound Hormone Holds Hope For Diabetes Treatment

Scientists have identified a hormone that can sharply boost the number of cells that make insulin in mice. They say the discovery may someday provide a new treatment for the most common type of diabetes.

04/25/2013

A nurse gives a girl a shot. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images)

DCHHS Holding Free Back-To-School Vaccination Clinic

There are some differences for children needing vaccinations this year. Dallas County Health and Human Services officials say those changes, in addition to usual needs, are even more reason to take advantage of a free clinic Saturday.

CBSDFW.COM–07/20/2012

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Panel: All Adults Should Get Whooping Cough Shots

A federal advisory panel wants all U.S. adults to get vaccinated against whooping cough.

02/22/2012

Back To School

Summer is unoficially over because today most public schools in North Texas are back in session.

08/23/2010