Preventive Care

From the Editor

Thoughtful vaccination

Vaccination against the varicella-zoster virus reduces the likelihood of shingles and postherpetic neuralgia.


Iodine deficiency: Clinical implications

Requirements are higher in pregnant and lactating women. Risk is higher in vegans and those who are lactose-intolerant.

Letters To The Editor

Blood pressure targets

Was the cardiovascular benefit attained in the intensive-treatment group in SPRINT due to the benefit of lower blood pressure or to the drugs used...