We've all heard lots of reports about the flu and flu vaccine but are you game to check your knowledge? Click HERE to learn what you really know about the flu!
No doubt about it. The flu season is here---especially in the Northern Hemisphere. With global travel, all you readers in the warmer climates could easily be at risk as snow birds head to your fair lands. The general consensus among health professionals and public health agencies is to get a flu shot....every year. If you have a chronic condition it's even more important. December 5-11, 2010 is National Influenza Vaccination Week and there will be a lot of agencies offering flu vaccinations in your community. Please take advantage of the opportunity.
If you want to learn more about the risks, symptoms, and treatment of the flu, click HERE for guidelines from the Center for Disease Control (CDC).