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  • Shingles vaccine available at Lower Macungie Library

    A low to no cost Shingles vaccine (Zostavax) is being offered from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday, April 14, inside the Lower Macungie Library, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie, according to the Lower Macungie Township website.
  • Shingles can increase risk of heart attack, stroke, study says

    Shingles can increase risk of heart attack, stroke, study says
    As if the fiery rash and painful blisters of shingles were not punishment enough, the average patient who suffers a resurgence of the dormant chickenpox virus known as herpes zoster -- or shingles -- has a higher risk of heart attack or mild stroke two...

    Seniors should guard against shingles

    Seniors should guard against shingles
    Pneumonia, 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 more common after age 50, but can affect younger people as well

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed last year, at the age of 38, with shingles. What causes someone who is relatively young to get shingles? Does this mean I'm more likely to get it again? Should I get the vaccine at this point or wait until the recommended...

    Shingles vaccination is available

    Q. I know lots of people who've had shingles, and I hear there's a vaccination to prevent this condition. Does it work? Is it safe? A. Shingles is a localized recurrence of the chickenpox virus. It causes a painful rash that usually lasts seven to 10...