Chickenpox (varicella) rarely causes complications, but it is not always harmless. It can cause hospitalization and, in rare cases, death. Fortunately, since the introduction of the vaccine in 1995, hospitalizations have declined by nearly 90%, and there have been few fatal cases of chickenpox.
Older adults have the greatest risk for dying from chickenpox, with infants having the next highest risk. Males (both boys and men) have a higher risk for a severe case of chickenpox than...Read more
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Lifestyle Intervention Is Associated With Lower Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence The Diabetes Prevention Program Jeanette S. Brown, MD, Rena Wing,... Read more »