Pertussis: What is it, and who is at risk?

February 6, 2017
The 100-day cough can be a lot more serious than it sounds—especially for the youngest and most vulnerable

Fast facts: What you should know about mumps

December 16, 2016
A disease of the past makes a resurgence in Texas

What do I have? Cold, flu or seasonal allergies?

October 28, 2016
Your foolproof guide to figuring out what ails you and how to kick it

Dodge the flu: Get your shot

September 12, 2016
Your guide to staying healthy during flu season

INFOGRAPHIC: Get the facts on vaccines and children

May 18, 2016
Millions of deaths occur each year from vaccine-preventable diseases

Study demonstrates vaccines’ safety, lack of link to autism

October 6, 2015
No evidence that thimerosal-containing vaccines cause negative behaviors or result in neuropathology

Arming our troops: Texas A&M on front lines of Q fever vaccine

September 8, 2015

Texas A&M College of Medicine’s James Samuel, Ph.D., is currently working on a vaccine for Q fever, an animal-borne bacterial infection that affects hundreds of U.S. troops stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

4 Things you didn’t know about Meningitis

April 23, 2015

Most people are familiar with the telltale signs of meningitis – a headache and stiff neck – but little else. To brush up on our knowledge about this potentially deadly disease, we sat down with Dr. Cristie Columbus, who shares information about the different strains and people most at risk.