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New Shingles Vaccine Found to Be More Effective | Everyday Health - Everyday Health, Inc. (blog)



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New Shingles Vaccine Found to Be More Effective | Everyday Health 
Everyday Health, Inc. (blog)
A newly available shingles vaccine is more effective at preventing the painful condition, a development that may convince more people to get vaccinated.
New shingles vaccination keeps the pox from striking back in older ... Calgary Herald

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Shot may help shield against shingles - Science Daily



Shot may help shield against shingles 
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"Even if you don't remember having chickenpox or getting a shot to prevent it, it's likely the varicella-zoster virus is already in your body; if your immune system takes a nap, that virus can wake up, resulting in shingles." While shingles can affect ...

 


Recognizing the pain of shingles, treating the virus - taosnews



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Recognizing the pain of shingles, treating the virus 
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Shingles causes a special kind of pain, and it's always interesting to see what it gets confused with. Even more interesting is the life cycle of the virus that causes shingles. You can blame it on the childhood illness "chicken pox." That virus ...

 


New Shingles Vaccine: What You Need To Know - WebMD



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New Shingles Vaccine: What You Need To Know 
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Feb. 12, 2018 -- In October 2017, the FDA approved a new shingles vaccine, called Shingrix. This January, the CDC officially recommended that adults 50 and over get the new vaccine to prevent this painful, blistering disease instead of the previous one ...

 


Cleaveland: Another vaccine in the battle against shingles - Chattanooga Times Free Press



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Cleaveland: Another vaccine in the battle against shingles 
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The same virus, VZV, causes chicken pox and shingles. After the rash of chicken pox resolves, the causative virus persists in the body. Most adults over age 40 harbor dormant VZV, even if they received vaccine to prevent VZV earlier in life. Years ...

 


Shot may help reduce risk of shingles - News Medical - News-Medical.net



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Shot may help reduce risk of shingles - News Medical 
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Anyone who has had chickenpox or the chickenpox vaccine is at risk for the painful skin condition herpes zoster, more commonly known as shingles. Both diseases are caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which stays in the body after chickenpox clears ...

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Georgette Braun: New shingles vaccine for ages 50 and up available in Rockford - Rockford Register Star



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Georgette Braun: New shingles vaccine for ages 50 and up available in Rockford 
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Larry Smith woke up a year ago with a rash the size of a half dollar near his rib cage. It was a Sunday. He thought maybe the rash was caused by something he'd leaned against the day before. By Monday, the rash had doubled in size. It felt as though ...

 


A new vaccine for shingles - BayStateBanner



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A new vaccine for shingles 
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The virus that causes chickenpox has somewhat of a split personality. Called the varicella-zoster virus, it actually causes two diseases. One is varicella, familiarly known as chickenpox. Generally, people born before 1957 were exposed to chicken pox ...

 


Mumps booster and new shingles shot are part of new vaccine ... - NBCNews.com



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Why replace your roof when you can save it instead? - Insider Louisville



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Why replace your roof when you can save it instead? 
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Jay McCain of Shingle Savers doesn't want folks to confuse their company with a roofing company. They don't need hammers or nails because they don't change roofs, they save them. ?Sustainability is an important issue,? McCain says. ?11.5 million tons ...