Tag Archive: vaccine

Mar 07 2012

Shingles: Medicare to pay for vaccine

Anyone who has suffered from shingles knows the pain is excruciating. Shingles produces a blistering skin rash that lasts from 2-4 weeks. It usually appears on just one side of your body, most often on the torso or face. You also may have a fever, headache, chills or an upset stomach. When the blisters finally …

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Feb 28 2012

Bacteria easy to thwart with vaccine

Pneumococcal disease kills about 40,000 people in the U.S. yearly- roughly 25% more than auto accidents. Many potential victims don’t get the one shot that could protect them from a potentially deadly infection of the lungs, the blood or the covering of the brain, Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) immunization officials say. The …

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