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Shingles

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  • New shingles vaccine puts over-60 crowd in a quandary

    Public-health experts were pleased last month when a study showed that GlaxoSmithKline's experimental shingles vaccine is much more effective than the established Merck vaccine.
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    New Lenox prepares for sale of concert tickets Expecting music fans to camp out overnight at Village Hall to be in line for the New Lenox Triple Play Concert Series tickets that go on sale Saturday morning, the village of New Lenox will make portable...

    Vaccination Brouhaha Calls For Straight Thinking

    First, a full disclosure: I have been vaccinated against measles, mumps, diphtheria, rubella, whooping cough, smallpox, and shingles and have had none of these maladies. At one time or another, my wife received all of these same vaccinations. Our kids...

    15 ways to get healthy in Howard County in 2015

    Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...

    Eggs, Milk —Vaccinations? Health Clinic Opens In Stop & Shop

    Eggs, Milk —Vaccinations? Health Clinic Opens In Stop & Shop
    SIMSBURY — Now you can be treated for poison ivy or an earache before picking up eggs and a gallon of milk — all under the same roof. A new clinic at the Super Stop & Shop on Bushy Hill Road also allows you to get a camp physical for one...