Last week, California Senator Diane Feinstein was hospitalized with a nasty case of shingles. The painful rash can cause complications and can be especially dangerous for older people or those with weakened immune systems. But there’s also growing evidence that shingles is on the rise in younger adults, too. And if you’ve ever had it, or know someone who has, you know it’s not easily forgotten. Lewis Drug Pharmacist, Sara Hicks, stopped by with more information about shingles and, more importantly, with information about how you can protect yourself against shingles.

Shingles Symptoms

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