Flu shots prevent heart attacks!! Who Knew?!

Not me!! I had no clue that getting my annual flu shot not only protected me from the flu but also cut my risks of a heart attack until I read a recent article that included an interview with Dr. Bradley Bale, the medical director of the Heart Health Program for Grace Clinic in Lubbock, Texas.  50% of the people who get a flu shot are less likely to suffer heart attacks or strokes & 40% are less likely to die from cardiac events.

To find out more about how & why an annual flu shot can protect you from heart attacks or strokes, click on the link below to read the entire article.

http://health.yahoo.net/experts/dayinhealth/shot-prevents-heart-attacks

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This post was written by Patti on December 29, 2012