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Chicken Pox Vaccine

How I Almost Chickened Out of Chicken Pox

Cara Paiuk | Posted 02.18.2015 | Parents
Cara Paiuk

There was no such thing as a varicella vaccine when I was growing up. Getting the chicken pox was a fact of life, a rite of passage for everyone. Except for me.

Accepting Candy From A Stranger... In The Mail?!

Hayley Krischer | Posted 01.07.2012 | Parents
Hayley Krischer

My doctor believed -- and still does -- in chicken pox parties. But the stupidity of passing infected chicken pox lollipops through the mail is terrifying.

Vaccine Drastically Cut Chickenpox Deaths: CDC

AP | By MIKE STOBBE | Posted 09.24.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA -- Chickenpox vaccine has dramatically cut deaths from the disease, especially in children, says a new government study proclaiming an importa...