April 2014

Stamp Out Smoking
Tobacco-Free Living

Cartoon of a “No-Smoking” sign in an open outdoor area, with nearby people enjoying a picnic lunch.

Researchers have found effective ways to help people quit smoking—or prevent them from starting in the first place. The tricky part is putting these tools to use. Read more about how to stamp out smoking.

The Sting of Shingles
Vaccine, Treatments Reduce Risks

Cartoon of a vial labeled “Shingles Vaccine” and a prescription for antiviral medication.

If you’ve ever had chickenpox, you may be at risk for a painful disease called shingles as you grow older. Fortunately, you can take steps to prevent shingles or ease its serious effects. Read more about the sting of shingles.


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