Many people have flu shot questions and concerns. Whether you aren't sure if you should get a flu shot or you aren't sure if they are safe, get the answers you are looking for.
Flu Shots 101
What you need to know about the flu vaccine - who should get them, who shouldn't, and common side effects.
FluMist - the Nasal Flu Vaccine
FluMist is another flu vaccine option for those who aren't crazy about shots. This flu vaccine is a nasal spray, but it's not right for everyone.
How Flu Vaccines Work
Learn how flu vaccines are made and how they work. Also, learn why we need to get one every year.
Who Needs a Flu Shot?
Flu Vaccine Recommendations
Flu vaccines can benefit all of us, but there are some people who need them more than others.
Are Flu Shots Safe During Pregnancy?
Putting anything other than food in your body when you are pregnant can be a scary thought. You want to be sure you aren't going to harm the baby or yourself. So should you get a flu shot if you are pregnant?
Flu Shots for People with Heart Disease
People with heart disease have to take extra steps to stay healthy. Getting the flu can be very serious for someone with heart disease, so getting a flu shot every year to prevent it is important.
Flu Shots for Kids
Kids generally aren't big fans of shots. The poor things have to get so many vaccines already; do they really need a flu shot every year too?
Flu Shot Safety and Efficacy
Can You Get the Flu From a Flu Shot?
One of the most common complaints I hear about the flu shot is from people who believe that they got the flu from the vaccine. But is that even possible?
Why Did I Get Sick After a Flu Shot?
It is possible to get sick after getting a flu shot, but it's not necessarily because of the vaccine. Find out why you might have gotten sick after you got a flu shot.
Does the Flu Shot Prevent Stomach Flu?
Confusion about symptoms of the flu lead many people to believe that getting a flu vaccine will actually protect them from the stomach flu. Unfortunately, the stomach flu is a completely different virus from influenza - the virus that causes the seasonal flu.
Is the H1N1 (Swine Flu) Vaccine Safe?
In 2009, a new strain of influenza was identified as H1N1 (swine flu) and started the world's first flu pandemic in over 40 years. A vaccine was developed quickly and many people had questions about its safety. Get the facts about the safety of the H1N1 vaccine here.
What is Guillain-Barre Syndrome?
Most people have never heard of Guillain-Barre Syndrome, but it's something you should be aware of if you get the flu or flu vaccine.