Shingles vaccine beneficial for adults over 60

Elizabeth Moore reports: All Americans over the age of 60 are being encouraged to receive a shingles vaccination, as a new report found that vaccinations can reduce the risk of developing the disease by half. For more information: www.lifequotes.com
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