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Which is Worse: Getting the Flu or the Flu Shot? by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Sep 2009 10:21pm 1 Comment Today I celebrated the American Labor Day holiday by getting myself and my family our annual flu shots. I'm so festive, I know. The kids, being able to get the nasal mist version, are totally fine - ironic considering that it is their little disease-carrying bodies that account for 90% of my illnesses - but me and my pregnant self are left wit ... Read on »
Flu Shot – Why I Won’t Be Getting The Flu Shot This Year (Or Ever) by JovankaCiares Posted Tue 29 Jan 2013 8:00am Flu season is in full swing and kicking people’s butts left and right. As I’m sure you also hear every year that you should rush to get the flu vaccine. FYI, I’ve told all of my friends and loved ones that I won’t be getting the flu shot this year. And here’s why. Click here to view the embedded video. So what’s your opin ... Read on »
The Flu Shot: Not the Only Way to Prevent Getting the Flu by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Mar 2013 10:19am In the thick of flu season, a common misconception is that getting your annual flu shot is the only way to prevent getting a nasty flu bug. Not so! There are numerous preventative measures one can take in ensuring that you stay healthy this cold and flu season, and we’re here to share them. Keep it clean. Wash your hands after being ... Read on »
Canada: We Were Right. Prior (non-swine) flu shots increased risk of getting swine flu infection/ US News by Meryl Nass Posted Tue 06 Apr 2010 10:19pm The traditional seasonal flu vaccine may have increased the risk of infection with pandemic H1N1 swine flu, according to the results of four new studies by Canadian researchers, published in PLOS Medicine. If accurate (and now there are at least 6 studies that agree with this conclusion), this is not an anomaly.  Licensed vaccines have at times ... Read on »
Getting a Flu Shot Becoming Complicated–That Is If You Are Trying to Avoid Needles–You Can Snort Your Vaccine Instea by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 24 Oct 2011 3:22pm Painless needle free flu shots, the FDA says they may not work due to the fact that they have not approved “injector devices” for the shot.  If you got one of these from a drug store or elsewhere, you might need another one.  Pharmajet, the company who makes the device has FDA approval to use for delivery of other drugs, but apparently i ... Read on »
Understanding the FLU and the FLU SHOT by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 31 Jan 2013 8:37pm By Dr. Andy Baldwin Dr. Andy Baldwin In this blog I strive to help you understand the dreaded “FLU” virus and explain why getting the “FLU SHOT” is the right thing to do, both for yourself and your community. Influenza virus is responsible for more than 36,000 deaths in the United States each year. Most of these deaths occur in th ... Read on »
Woman Training for Half Marathon Gets Flu Shot, Becomes Disabled by Alix Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Oct 2009 10:01pm The woman in this video got a seasonal flu shot, came down with the flu ten days later, then was diagnosed with dystonia, a severe neurological disorder. She is very twitchy, can barely talk and has frequent seizures. Email subscribers, click through to see the worst of the flu shot. Remember, normalizing your blood level of Vitam ... Read on »
Thinking About Getting a Flu Shot? by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm Know what you’re getting into – including the risks and whether it’s even apt to do you any good:     One risk not mentioned in the video: people who get a seasonal flu shot may be more prone to catching H1N1 (i.e., “swine flu”), according to UPI reports on research currently under review in Canada. Know what ... Read on »
Thinking About Getting a Flu Shot? by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:03pm Know what you’re getting into – including the risks and whether it’s even apt to do you any good:     One risk not mentioned in the video: people who get a seasonal flu shot may be more prone to catching H1N1 (i.e., “swine flu”), according to UPI reports on research currently under review in Canada. Posted in general he ... Read on »
Getting my flu shot - always an adventure by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Wed 12 Dec 2012 8:00am Per my post last week about feeling indestructible (or in this case, NOT), I recently got a flu shot. The shot itself went off without a hitch. It's about a 50/50 chance each year that I have a reaction to the flu shot. Half the time, I end up with flu-like side effects for a good day and half; the other half, I get off easy with no reaction at ... Read on »