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Study Finds Getting Shingles Vaccine May Be ‘Heart-Smart’

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Now, there’s another reason to get a shingles vaccine. New research finds that by lowering your risk for shingles, you also lower your risk for heart attack and mini-stroke.

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Treating Pain When Shingles Lingers

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Early treatment of shingles can help you avoid a chronic pain condition called post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN). Pain management specialists individualize treatment for PHN.