Flu Fact and Fiction

Influenza, the dreaded cold-weather virus, was once believed be brought on by the influence of the stars. Although that particular flu myth has been dispelled, doctors still battle others about the flu and its vaccine each season. "Flu myth busting is the most difficult thing I do," said Dr. Len Horovitz, pulmonary specialist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. From how you get the flu to how you fight it off to concerns over the safety of the seasonal flu vaccine, there's a lot of...Full Story
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