Don’t overlook the shingles vaccine

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  1. I am struggling with a mild shingles outbreak right now. Please, don’t let the “mild” descriptor fool you – even in a mild case – shingles is a painful bear. Even with pain medication (Loratab), I feel as if I have broken ribs that someone is constantly kicking. I turn 60 in a couple of weeks at which time I hope to be sufficiently over this outbreak to clear for the vaccine. At the stroke of 60 I plan to run, not walk, to the nearest resource for the shingles vaccine.

... and that's my two cents