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  • 28 June 2016

    The shingles vaccine: Should you get it?

    Shingles is a painful condition that can attack anyone who has ever had chicken pox, but is most likely to strike older adults and others with weakened immune systems. A vaccine is available that cuts the chance of getting shingles by half. Is it worth it? Dr. Mark Loeb provides a professional view and shingles patient Jean shares her personal experience.
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  • 11 December 2015

    'Tis the season... Have you had your flu shot yet?

    It’s quick, easily available, virtually painless and the first line of attack against a nasty bout of flu. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone and is particularly critical for those with weakened or compromised immune systems such as older adults living in long-term care facilities.
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