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Is the flu shot overrated?

Posted on Jan 21, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Posted by Lylah M. Alphonse January 13, 2009 01:26 PM I knew I was in trouble the instant my 2-year-old rubbed his face and then laid his damp little hand on my cheek. No symptoms yet, but the sign was clear: Cold and flu season was in full swing.A few days later, he was streaming from the nose and I was wishing I’d bought stock in Purell. A few days after that, he was fine but a couple of our other kids were coughing and I’d been felled by a fever so high even I had to call in to work (and, if you know me, you know that I rarely call in sick). The flu shot is recommended for...

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