• By Vivien Williams

Mayo Clinic Minute: How Flu Vaccines Prevent Heart Attack

January 8, 2016

medical staff with gloves on giving person a flu shot injectionEven though this flu season may be off to a slower start than last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) still recommends all people over 6 months of age, with few exceptions, should get a vaccine. The truth is, the flu is not the only health problem the vaccine prevents; it may also help prevent heart attack and stroke. Reporter Vivien Williams has the details.

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