Housecall for Health: Back-to-School Teen Vaccines

It's that time of the year again for back-to-school vaccines.  But for your teenagers?  Better believe it.

FOX's Colleen Cappon reports in today's "Housecall for Health"...

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If you haven't thought about back-to-school shots since your teen was entering kindergarten, you'd better put vaccines back on the to-do list.

Older kids need a handful of new immunizations starting at age 11, including a shot to guard against the resurgence of whopping cough.  And for the first time this year, national vaccine recommendations say 16-year-olds should get a booster shot to protect against meningitis.

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Housecall for Health, I'm Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.