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November 30, 2011 | 1126

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 the story of two college students: Jamie Schanbaum, a University of Texas at Austin student who had both of her legs amputated because of meningitis in 2008, and Nicolis Williams, a Texas A&M University student who died in early 2011 from the disease.

November 28, 2011 | Lesli Carlson, Children's Ski Instructor

Family on ski lift

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 skier, and instructor to the littlest skiers on Vail Mountain, I want to share some tips that I have picked up along the way in hopes that your family will have a safe and memorable vacation.

November 22, 2011 | Roberta Anding

Fish oil capsules

November 18, 2011 | 1126

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Video of a cardiac construct made with heart cells that are spontaneously beating on a biodegradable material.

November 17, 2011 | Rachel Cunningham, MPH, Immunization Project

...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 they should be spaced out or avoided altogether in order to prevent harm. The general idea being that spreading out the vaccines allows infants to process the chemicals without reaching toxic levels.

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