Whether your system is affected by conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or HIV or compromised by medications, check with your health care provider before receiving a vaccine.
Debunk the top seven myths about shingles, a painful skin rash that attacks one in three people.
Shingles. It comes from the same virus that causes chicken pox. Find out why it returns, particularly in people age 60+, and what to do if it does.
Now, there’s another reason to get a shingles vaccine. New research finds that by lowering your risk for shingles, you also lower your risk for heart attack and mini-stroke.
Shingles, a relative of chickenpox, can be prevented with a vaccine for people over 60. Learn about the benefits of the shingles vaccine, as well as who is most at risk.
Early treatment of shingles can help you avoid a chronic pain condition called post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN). Pain management specialists individualize treatment for PHN.
Is 60 really the new 40? Holly L. Thacker, MD, talks about ways to keep feeling good well into your 60s.