HEALTH VIEWS- THE FLU AND YOU- Read this important post

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS FLU SEASON!

Each year in the United States on average, 5% to 20% of the population gets the flu; on average, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from flu-related complications, and; about 36,000 people die from flu-related causes.

What Is Influenza? Within the public sphere, “The flu” has become shorthand for “I feel like crap.”  I suspect that this is part of the reason why some people think the influenza vaccine doesn’t work.  Medically speaking, however, influenza is a very specific family of viruses that cause a reasonably narrow set of problems for humans.

READ MORE For you health – source Joseph Albietz,  Science Based Medicine

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