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woman with shingles on the right side of her forehead and face. (Photo: Anna See)

Adult Chickenpox

Preventing Shingles Through Vaccination While this season is usually associated with the flu vaccine, adults, especially those who are older than 50, should also consider getting a vaccine for shingles. Shingles is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes
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Before you head outdoors for summer, know how to treat the many health issue that come with it like bug bites, sunburn or poison ivy. (Photo: Jacelyn Abramoff)Before you head outdoors for summer, know how to treat the many health issue that come with it like bug bites, sunburn or poison ivy. (Photo: Jacelyn Abramoff)

It’s Summer

Know How to Treat Summer Health Issues Summer can bite. It can burn or itch. It can make you extremely sick … or worse. “Summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy all that the natural world has to offer, but we tend to forget some of the season’s perils and common
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