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Breast Cancer and Shingles

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: FeatureFriday From: survivingbreastcancer.org Is there a relationship? Studies indicate that there may be a correlation. Talk about one’s body multi-tasking in a most adversarial way! During a recent survivingbreastcancer.org virtual meet up, a number of the community stated they had developed shingles. The conversation stimulated much in the way of follow up. What we do know: Shingles is caused …

Boomers Should Consider Shingles Vaccine, Physician Says

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: Drugs.com People older than 50 can reduce their risk for developing shingles by being vaccinated against the varicella-zoster virus that causes the painful condition, an expert says. “People who have had shingles previously can still receive the vaccine called Zostavax. If you are above the age of 50 years old, you should talk to your health care provider about …