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Shingles: essential facts

People who have had chickenpox can later develop shingles (herpes zoster), when the chickenpox virus re-activates. Shingles causes a painful rash.

Pain

Influenza - the flu

While a cold can make you feel under the weather, it’s not the same as the flu. Having influenza can make you feel miserable and tends to lay you flat for at least a few days, and often for a week or so.

Respiratory Health

Influenza: self-care

Influenza (flu) is caused by a virus. It usually starts suddenly, can be extremely debilitating and can lead to serious complications. Find out what products are available for influenza.

Pharmacy Care

Cold sores overview

A cold sore is a skin infection that is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Cold sores usually occur on or around the lips or nose and are very common. They have nothing to do with colds.

Skin & Hair

Juvenile chronic arthritis

Juvenile chronic arthritis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is long-term joint inflammation (arthritis) in children. The main symptom is having painful joints for no obvious reason.

Kids' & Teens' Health

Concussion

Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that results in sudden onset of neurological symptoms that resolve spontaneously over a varying period of time.

Exercise & Fitness

Common cold treatments

Nothing will cure a cold, but there are treatments that can help. Rest, fluids, home remedies and medicines can relieve common cold symptoms and should have you feeling better within a few days.

Respiratory Health