flu shot

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What is the flu shot for?

I often talk to people who tell me that they are not going to get the flu shot because they don’t get the flu very often. The thing is that many people are confusing stomach flu with seasonal flu. It is the latter that the flu shot is trying to prevent. We are all probably … Continue reading

Should I get the flu vaccine?

Typically speaking I don’t get the flu vaccine. I cling to older guidelines that indicate that it is most necessary for the young, the old, and the otherwise compromised. However, a recent Nova episode on vaccines has forced me to think. Now I should start with the fact that I am totally for vaccination. I … Continue reading

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