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shingles

Patient Story

Curbside care from the comfort of your car

Spectrum Health pilots new option for routine treatment and vaccinations.

7 shingles facts you need to know

Expert says it's time to get serious about shingles, the adult chickenpox with potentially long-term effects.

Patient Story

‘I collapsed like Jell-O’

Paralyzed by Guillain-Barré syndrome, Rich Toole found his way back to mobility through intense physical therapy and unyielding positivity.

Pain cream—a paltry palliative?

Study finds ointments marketed for a wide range of a conditions—including nerve pain, burns, sprains and back pain—are often ineffective.

There’s a new shingles vaccine—is it for you?

Yes, and adults older than 50 should plan to roll up their sleeves—again.

Patient Story

Shingles gains traction among younger adults

Although it’s known as a senior citizen’s disease, the virus is increasingly attacking those in Generation X and Y. Like 31-year-old Joe Daly.

Asthma linked to shingles?

Chances of getting the painful skin condition is 70 percent higher among people with asthma.

To vaccinate, or not to vaccinate? That shouldn’t be the question

People of all ages can protect their health with timely vaccination.

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