Monthly Archives: July 2011

Shingles – Get your shots!

What is shingles, and who can get it? Shingles is another name for a condition called “herpes zoster.” It is an infection that results from the reactivation of the same virus that causes chickenpox (the varicella-zoster virus). Shingles causes a painful rash. After you have chickenpox (usually as a child),...
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