Important Flu Prevention Information You Need To KnowThe flu shot takes a couple of weeks to be effective so it's best to get it now. And if you're over 65-years-old there is a new, high dose shot to better protect you.
Parents Urged to Get Kids Vaccinated For School NowBelieve 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.
Newfound Hormone Holds Hope For Diabetes TreatmentScientists 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.
DCHHS Holding Free Back-To-School Vaccination ClinicThere 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.
Panel: All Adults Should Get Whooping Cough ShotsA federal advisory panel wants all U.S. adults to get vaccinated against whooping cough.
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