Seniors should guard against shingles – Daily Press

Seniors should guard against shinglesDaily PressPneumonia, flu and shingles all affect seniors disproportionately to the rest of the population. These vaccine-preventable diseases account for more than 50,000 deaths annually in the U.S., according to the Alliance for Aging Research in its newly … shingles disease – Google News

Atkins Diet Questions: Loose Skin

** Graphic Display of loose skin around my stomach near the end — Viewers may want to ensure a bag is available ** Today’s episode I deal with the one of the most common questions people ask me after hearing of my 200 pound weight loss. That is, “do you have much problems with loose … Continue reading

The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Shingles is not contagious – Chicago Tribune (blog)

The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Shingles is not contagiousChicago Tribune (blog)Most attacks happen in people older than age 50. And some people are much more likely to get attacks of shingles, including those whose immune systems have been weakened by disease — cancer, HIV infection, and autoimmune disease — or weakened by …and more » shingles … Continue reading

Booming | The long and short of shingles – The Courier-Journal

Booming | The long and short of shinglesThe Courier-JournalShingles, also called “herpes zoster,” is caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV), which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Here's where much of the confusion begins. Some erroneously assume that if you have had chickenpox, you are immune to …and more » shingles disease – Google News

Shingles is not contagious – Chicago Tribune (blog)

Shingles is not contagiousChicago Tribune (blog)Shingles is caused by a virus called varicella-zoster virus –"VZ virus" or just "VZV". Almost all adults have been infected with this virus. Many became infected in childhood. Once you are infected with this virus, it remains alive in your body for … shingles disease – Google News