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Flu vaccine won’t definitely stop you from getting the flu, but it’s more important than you think


While the flu vaccine cuts your chance of coming down with influenza, that’s not the whole story writes Allen Cheng and Kristine Macartney.


Risk of heart attack greater after flu Risk of heart attack greater after flu

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The risk of having a heart attack is 17 times higher in the seven days after a serious respiratory infection, Australian research has found.


Beating The Germs This Winter

Last year the number of flu cases in Australia was up by over 50 per cent, causing many to claim this winter will be our worst flu season ever. However, ‘cold and flu season’ is actually a myth, as the virus lives through every season, whether it may be summer, autumn, winter, or spring. USANA