Back To School 2017It's time to start getting ready for kids to go back to school.
Regulators: Doctor Concocts Vaccines With Cat Saliva, VodkaRegulators have suspended the license of a doctor who allegedly gave patients modified vaccinations containing cat saliva and vodka.
Anti-Vaccine Trend Worries North Texas DoctorsTo vaccinate or not? It’s a contentious difference of opinion around North Texas and the nation that some experts say puts public health at risk.
Texas Health Officials Wary Of Rise In Unvaccinated StudentsA rise in the number of Texas students who forgo vaccinations is troubling public health officials and runs contrary to efforts in California and elsewhere to ensure students get immunized.
Doctors: Ebola Fears Making People Forget About Flu DangersWhile doctors don’t underestimate the viciousness of the Ebola virus they say the greater threat to public health, by far, is influenza. They're concerned fears about Ebola will make people forget to get vaccinated.
Low-Cost Vaccinations For Tarrant County KidsLow-cost vaccinations are available through August for children who have no health insurance or are underinsured in Tarrant County.
Doctors Battling North Texas Whooping Cough OutbreakTarrant and Dallas Counties are wrestling with a major outbreak of whooping cough. Dallas County has nearly 330 cases reported so far this year. The numbers in Tarrant County are even higher -- at close to 600.
Texas Megachurch Scrutinized Following Measles OutbreakThe teachings of televangelist Kenneth Copeland and his family focusing on the virtues of trusting God to keep healthy are under scrutiny after a cluster of measles cases linked to his family's North Texas megachurch.
More Measles Cases Expected In Tarrant CountyAs North Texas parents get their children vaccinated in time for the new school year – a measles outbreak is raising the level of concern.
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.
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Texas Urges Whooping Cough ImmunizationThe Texas Department of State Health Services is urging people to make sure they are immunized against whooping cough after six deaths and more than 1,000 cases so far this year.