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Must-Have: A Flu Shot

Must-Have: A Flu Shot

The first must-have in your cold-and-flu fighting arsenal is a yearly flu vaccine. The vaccine is the best way to protect yourself from the flu virus, and is recommended for everyone over 6 months in age — but if you have an egg allergy or a chronic medical condition, you should talk to your doctor to determine whether the vaccine is safe for you.

By MedHelp Editors. Published November 8, 2011.