Required School Vaccinations

vaccinesA routine physical involves examining your child’s immunization records and ensuring that he or she is up to date with all required immunizations. This may be information that is required for your school to admit your child in the fall. Here are a list of required school vaccinations for the state of Texas.

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Back to School Physicals

000000010127Back to school seasons adds many things to a busy parent’s to do list: purchasing school supplies, finding new clothes for your kids and wrapping up summer programs. Don’t let a back to school physical fall by the wayside during this busy time. Getting an annual physical can help your child stay healthy and ensure a successful school year!

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Can Bladder Cancer be Prevented?

Doctor-Disability-CHDP-Preventive-CareThere is no sure way to prevent bladder cancer. Some risk factors such as age, gender, race, and family history can’t be controlled. But there may be things you can do that could lower your risk.

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Can Bladder Cancer Be Found Early?

000000010121Bladder cancer can sometimes be found early. Finding it early improves your chances that it can be treated successfully.

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Can Skin Cancer Be Prevented?

xDqXyUPeople who get a lot of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays are at greater risk of skin cancer.

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Can Skin Cancer be Found Early?

xDqXyUMost skin cancers can be found early with skin exams. Regular exams by your doctor and checking your own skin frequently can help find cancers early, when they are easier to treat.

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Can Esophageal Cancer Be Found Early?

Doctor-Disability-CHDP-Preventive-CareLooking for a disease in someone without symptoms is called screening. The goal of screening is to find a disease like cancer in an early, more curable stage, in order to help people live longer, healthier lives.

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Can Esophageal Cancer be Prevented?

Doctor-Disability-CHDP-Preventive-CareNot all esophageal cancers can be prevented, but the risk of developing this disease can be greatly reduced by avoiding certain risk factors.

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Can Pancreatic Cancer Be Found Early?

Doctor-Disability-CHDP-Preventive-CarePancreatic cancer is hard to find early. The pancreas is deep inside the body, so early tumors can’t be seen or felt by health care providers during routine physical exams. Patients usually have no symptoms until the cancer has already spread to other organs.

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Can Pancreatic Cancer be Prevented?

Doctor-Disability-CHDP-Preventive-CareThe cause of many pancreatic cancers is not known, so there is no sure way to prevent it. But there are some ways you might be able to reduce your risk of this disease.

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