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 gettingĀ  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 »