The Flu Shot: The Myths, The Facts And Why Doctors Recommend It
Unlike Halloween or Thanksgiving, we can't consult our calendars to know exactly when it will hit, but we know it's coming: the flu. Doctors and pharmacies are advertising the annual flu vaccine, prompting many to ask, "Should I get the flu shot?" You needn't read too far to know that the overwhelming consensus of the medical community is a resounding YES. But other questions abound: What is in this vaccine? Why should I get it every single year? If I get the vaccine can I still get the flu? Can the shot actually give me the flu?
Source: NBC News