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Vaccinations

Texas A&M leads nationwide test of drug to fight COVID-19

April 29, 2020
College of Medicine Regents Professor expects results in six months repurposing existing vaccine

Myths and misconceptions about the flu shot

November 8, 2019
A family medicine physician answers commonly asked questions about the flu vaccine

Students practice mass inoculation during flu vaccine clinics

September 30, 2019
Hundreds of faculty and staff from Texas A&M University receive free flu shots from Health Science Center students

The truth about acetaminophen’s effects on vaccines

August 20, 2019
Some people believe taking an over-the-counter fever reducer before a vaccine disrupts the body’s immune response, but that may be false

5 checklist items for back-to-school health

August 16, 2019
Take steps to ensure your child has a healthy school year

Conspiracy theories and fear of needles contribute to vaccine hesitancy for many parents

August 7, 2019
Why some parents – despite the scientific community’s conclusions that childhood vaccines are safe – put their children at risk by not vaccinating them

Researchers investigate psychology of delaying childhood vaccination

July 30, 2019
Conspiratorial thinking, aversion to needles and moral purity identified as psychological factors impacting vaccination behavior

6 myths about the HPV vaccine

June 25, 2019
The human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause several types of cancers, but most of them can be prevented by a vaccination

Measles outbreak: Am I immune to the measles?

May 8, 2019
Most us know that we should vaccinate our children against measles, but what about adults who aren’t sure if they are protected?

Point of view: Why Vaccine Opponents Think They Know More Than Medical Experts

February 20, 2019
Vaccinations have saved countless lives and untold suffering, even though many adults still believe vaccines are bad for their children
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