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”…

If you havenít thought about back-to-school shots since your teen was entering kindergarten, youíd 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, Iím Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.†