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Preparing for a baby

Preparing for a baby

Herpes infection may be symbiotic

Herpes infection may be symbiotic

Tai chi helps seniors avoid shingles

Tai chi helps seniors avoid shingles

Vaccines for measles-mumps-rubella and varicella are effective in extremely preterm infants

Vaccines for measles-mumps-rubella and varicella are effective in extremely preterm infants

Shingles vaccine for seniors gets the green light

Shingles vaccine for seniors gets the green light

Important first step towards designing new therapies for shingles

Important first step towards designing new therapies for shingles

Racial gap in childhood vaccination rate closes

Racial gap in childhood vaccination rate closes

Innovative approach for creating a cytomegalovirus vaccine

Innovative approach for creating a cytomegalovirus vaccine

CDC’s advisory committee recommends changes in varicella vaccinations

CDC’s advisory committee recommends changes in varicella vaccinations

New vaccine reduces the risk of shingles

New vaccine reduces the risk of shingles

Treatment with intravenous and oral antiviral medications may help relieve nerve pain related to shingles

Treatment with intravenous and oral antiviral medications may help relieve nerve pain related to shingles

$1.5 billion needed to cover years supply of pediatric vaccines

$1.5 billion needed to cover years supply of pediatric vaccines

Protein finding could lead to new topical treatment for inflammatory diseases

Protein finding could lead to new topical treatment for inflammatory diseases

FDA panel approves vaccine for shingles

FDA panel approves vaccine for shingles

Error found in standard guidelines on fetal varicella syndrome

Error found in standard guidelines on fetal varicella syndrome

Steroids and the chicken pox are a bad combination for children

Steroids and the chicken pox are a bad combination for children

Acyclovir use uncertain in children with chickenpox

Acyclovir use uncertain in children with chickenpox

Lack of exposure to dirt and common viral infections among children could be behind the rise in the levels of asthma

Lack of exposure to dirt and common viral infections among children could be behind the rise in the levels of asthma

Chicken pox vaccine associated with shingles epidemic

Chicken pox vaccine associated with shingles epidemic

Chicken pox vaccination has decreased hospitalizations and doctor visits over the last 10 years

Chicken pox vaccination has decreased hospitalizations and doctor visits over the last 10 years