Flu Shots Lower the Risk of Heart Attack!

Sure, getting a shot isn’t at the top of our to-do list either but a flu vaccine can protect you from more than the chills and a fever. A new study reveals it may also lower your risk of having a heart attack — by almost 20 percent! If you really want to up your protection get vaccinated early. Those who were immunized between September and November (early in the flu season) had almost twice the reduction in risk of a heart attack than people who received a flu shot later.

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