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Flu Shots and How They Help the Heart

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New reasons coming about why you may be more willing to get those flu shots this year!

A new study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows there are more reasons to get the shot now than ever before.  Health experts say it can even be good for your heart.

Doctor Frederick Kahn, M.D. stated, "You may get as much as a fifty percent lower risk of having a cardiac event that season by getting that year's flu vaccine."

Doctor Kahn went on to say the flu shot has the greatest impact on those already experiencing heart conditions, but the shot is also a very effective preventative measure for all ages.

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