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flu shot

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Tags: flu shot, vaccines, immune system, viruses, influenza
It’s fall, which means flu season has begun. Seasonal influenza (flu) viruses lurk year-round, but circulation ramps up in the fall and peaks during the winter. Luckily, there are many ways to protect... (read more)
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Tags: aortic aneurysm, aneurysms, aorta, flu, flu shot, vaccination, heart health, genetics
Have you gotten your flu shot yet? Health experts say it is never too late to get a flu shot, which can protect you in ways that may surprise you. Not only does getting a flu shot significantly decrease your chance of getting... (read more)
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