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TMA Offers August Vaccinations, Bike Helmet Giveaways

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:46

Texas doctors are offering vaccination clinics and bike helmet giveaways this month to help patients prevent disease and injuries. The Texas Medical Association (TMA) provides vaccination clinics for children, adolescents, adults, plus bike helmet giveaways for children.

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Smith CMS Alliance Receives Grant For Free Flu Shots

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:31

The Smith County Medical Society Alliance(SCMSA) has received a $2,000 grant from the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program to provide free flu vaccinations to Tyler Day Nursery students and their parents and/or caregivers, plus staff, this fall. This is the first time free vaccinations will be given at the nursery.

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Stephen F. Austin University Receives Grant For Free Flu Shots

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:27

Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) Student Health Services has received a $1,992 grant from the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program to provide free flu vaccinations to students this fall.

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ICTC, TMA's BWI Team Up to Vaccinate Kids for School

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:20

TheImmunization Collaboration of Tarrant County (ICTC) and Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program join to provide vaccinations to prepare Tarrant County children for school and prevent harmful and potentially deadly diseases.ICTC also provides meningococcal vaccination for college students and limited adult vaccinations.

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“Hey, Doc” — TMA’s Patient Education Campaign — Is Back

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:12

As confusion continues about the new ACA health insurance plans, many of the “Hey, Doc” campaign's Q&As are more relevant today than when the Texas Medical Association first published them for patients. So “Hey, Doc” is back!

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TMA to Give Children Helmets in May — Bike Month

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:08

The Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Hard Hats for Little Heads program will give away more than 3,000 free bicycle helmets in May — designated as Bike Month — to protect children from head injuries.

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