Topic: Vaccines

Vaccines Protect Children and So Should Pediatricians

July 14, 2015

The Austin Regional Clinic recently announced that children in the care of its physicians and staff will need to be either vaccinated or in the process of completing vaccinations deemed necessary for public health. This decision may strike some as controversial or harsh. It isn't.

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Health Communication Needs to Change

May 15, 2015

Most health communications strategies focus on disseminating factual information. The problem is getting people to take action, and providing facts alone doesn’t work.

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New Protein Booster May Lead to Better DNA Vaccines and Gene Therapy

March 5, 2015

Scientists have discovered a new way to manipulate how cells function, a finding that might help advance an experimental approach to improving public health: DNA vaccines, which could be more efficient, less expensive and easier to store than traditional vaccines.

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Research Helps Explain Patient Knowledge of Vaccines, Providing Insight for Health Care Providers and Educational Campaigns

May 30, 2013

Health care providers face a communication challenge when seeing patients who have formed negative or ambivalent opinions on vaccinations through Twitter.

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UT in the News: Tracking Sand, Creating Vaccinations

Jan. 29, 2013
UT in the News: Tracking Sand, Creating Vaccinations

The Jackson School's Jamie Austin and John Goff (from left) are among many UT scholars in demand by the media. Check out recent stories that quote our faculty.

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