Getting an annual flu shot is a safe and effective way to avoid the illness. Still, many people avoid the actual vaccine. We look at six common excuses and why they’re not viable.
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An Ob/Gyn explains why getting your flu shot is not only safe, but also so very important if you’re pregnant.
Echinacea: Can It Boost Your Immunity?
Echinacea has a reputation as a cold fighter and immune booster, but studies show that the plant may not be an effective remedy.
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Food poisoning and the stomach flu share multiple symptoms, although the ailments have different causes and durations. Here’s how to tell the difference between the two.
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