Rethinking the Flu Shot
Last week I made the pronouncement that I wasn’t getting a flu shot.
Because I have a pretty strong immune system, and so far, have been able to ward off seasonal maladies like the flu, viruses, and the like.
Besides, when I brought up the topic last week, I’d gotten a variety of opinions, from…
Accidental Kids’ Deaths Down 30 Percent, Says CDC
Health officials say accidents are killing far fewer children and teenagers than in the past.
The death rate dropped about 30 percent from 2000 to 2009. One big reason was a decline in traffic fatalities, which annually account for half or more of kids' deaths caused by accidents.
Childhood deaths fro…