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Shingles–a common cause of persistent pain–affects 1 in 3 Americans in their lifetime, with half of all cases occurring in people age 60 and older.

Shingles: Overview. http://www.cdc.gov/shingles/about/overview.html. Published January 15, 2013

Reference

Title
Shingles: Overview
Publisher
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date
Published January 15, 2013
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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