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Shingles

Are You at Higher Risk for Shingles?

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What Chickenpox Has to Do With It


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A Note About the Chickenpox Vaccine


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Risk Factor: Your Age


diabetes
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Risk Factor: Some Chronic Conditions


cancer patient
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Risk Factor: Certain Cancers


organ transplant
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Risk Factor: Transplant Recipients


pills
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Risk Factor: Other Medications


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Risk Factor: Facial Shingles


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Prevention: The Shingles Vaccine


staying healthy
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Take Steps to Stay Healthy


Lara DeSanto

Lara DeSanto

@laradesanto

Lara is a former digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She continues to contribute to HealthCentral while she works towards her masters in marriage and family therapy and art therapy. In a past life, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com.