Do You Need the Shingles Vaccine?

At least 1 million people in the United States get shingles every year, a painful and often debilitating skin rash that can take weeks to resolve.
Cindy Uken

Adults Need Vaccines Too

When you think of vaccines, you probably immediately think about the series of shots given to young children with boosters throughout childhood.
Eileen Bailey

Asthmatics at Higher Risk for Developing Shingles

If you have asthma then you are probably aware that you are at an increased risk for certain illnesses like pneumonia, for example.One illness you may not know you have added risk for developing is shingles.In a recent study published in the Journal ...
Jennifer Rackley

Shingles May Increase Stroke, Heart Attack Risk

People who have shingles may be at a higher risk of suffering a stroke or a heart attack, according to new research published in _PLOS Medicine. _ Shingles is a painful, blistering skin rash that can occur in people who have had chicken pox when they ...

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