Health & Fitness

February 1, 2011 12:00 AM

Don't rely on your system; get a flu shot

Have you been hoping your immune system is tough enough to shrug off the flu virus, or that taking extra vitamin D-3 will shield you from this year's strain? Or figuring it's not worth spending 25 bucks on a flu shot this late in the season? That's like hoping a rain hat will protect you in a hurricane.

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