Do You Need the Shingles Vaccine?

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As a result of vigorous drug company advertising and recommendations made by several health organizations, many patients have come to me asking if I advise getting  the shingles vaccine. Shingles, also called herpes zoster, is a painful rash occurring on one side of the body only. It usually involves the chest or abdomen, but may… Read more »

Acupuncture Provides True Pain Relief in Study

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Source: New York Times Health A new study of acupuncture — the most rigorous and detailed analysis of the treatment to date — found that it can ease migraines and arthritis and other forms of chronic pain. The findings provide strong scientific support for an age-old therapy used by an estimated three million Americans each… Read more »