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Getting an annual flu shot will cut your chances of coming down with the illness by about half. HealthCentral talked to a flu expert about this year’s vaccine.
What masquerades as a cold may be something more serious. This mini-checkup is designed to help you distinguish between the real thing and clever dissemblers that, if they get out of hand, could actually land you in the hospital.
Many retail outlets, like chain pharmacies, now have walk-in health clinics to convince consumers that all of their needs can be handled at one location.
Being over 50 increases your risk of flu-related complications. When it comes to getting vaccinated, it’s better late than never.
People with type 2 diabetes who received a yearly influenza vaccination were less likely to have a heart attack, stroke, or heart failure than patients who didn’t get the shot.