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What You Must Know About Shingles

We’re answering all of your pressing questions about shingles, like if it’s contagious, how to prevent it, and if you can get it twice (or more).
Stephanie Stephens

Do You Need the Shingles Vaccine?

At least 1 million people in the United States get shingles every year, a painful and often debilitating skin rash that can take weeks to resolve.
Cindy Uken

Shingles May Increase Stroke, Heart Attack Risk

People who have shingles may be at a higher risk of suffering a stroke or a heart attack, according to new research published in _PLOS Medicine. _ Shingles is a painful, blistering skin rash that can occur in people who have had chicken pox when they ...

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