Shingles Hard to Bear, Vaccine Hard to Get

When Kathy Yager awoke with a red bump on her forehead, she wrote it off as a mosquito bite. But later that day she had three painful welts above her right eye. She went to her doctor, who diagnosed her with shingles. "I always thought it was something that happened to old people," said Yager, who was 55 when she got shingles in May. Yager, who lives with husband David Boehne in South Lyon, Mich., started antiviral treatment immediately. But the painful red blisters still spread up past her...Full Story
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