Monthly Archives: November 2011

“Facing Meningitis” — The Importance Of Meningitis Immunization For College Students

Since adolescents ages 16-21 have the highest rates of meningococcal meningitis, it is important that young people receive the meningococcal meningitis vaccines before going to college. The video below tells … Full Entry »

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Keeping Kids Safe On The Mountain

Though it may not feel like winter here in Houston, chances are some of you will be venturing to colder climates for a ski vacation this winter. As a lifelong … Full Entry »

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Something Is Fishy!

Turn on the news, open a magazine or surf the web and you’ll find a new “miracle” supplement that makes outrageous claims promoting health and wellness. As a consumer, it’s … Full Entry »

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Tissue Engineering For Pediatric Applications

Video of a cardiac construct made with heart cells that are spontaneously beating on a biodegradable material. Over the past 50 years, engineers, scientists and clinicians have made amazing, almost … Full Entry »

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Refusing, Delaying, And Alternating The Vaccine Schedule: Helpful Or Harmful? Part 3

…continued from Part 2 One of the most common concerns about vaccines today is the ingredients. Advocates of alternative schedules have claimed that vaccines are so full of toxins that … Full Entry »

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