Flu shots, heart attacks and flu prevention guidelines
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According to a new British study yearly flu shots may protect against heart attacks, and the earlier in the season a shot is given the greater the protection. Niroshan Siriwardena, a professor of primary and pre-hospital health care at the University of Lincoln said, The risk of getting a heart attack was reduced by 19 percent for those who had a vaccination in the past year. View full resource at news-medical.net
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rodale.com — “New research adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that avoiding the flu may also lessen your chances of suffering a heart attack.” View full resource at rodale.com
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