Why I'll Never Get a Flu Shot

I’m 54 years old, and I’ve never gotten a flu shot. Here’s why. The effectiveness of the flu vaccine is exaggerated. The strains for the vaccine are selected a year in advance. That’s important for you to know because researchers guess on what strain will prevail each flu season. They have no other way of knowing. And if they guess wrong, the vaccine is useless.

Natural Remedies Beat the Flu

Flu season hit us this year with a vengeance. With the swine flu (H1N1), it’s an epidemic.
And it’s not over yet. Moms are in a panic, waiting for a cough or fever that signals the start of a serious, contagious disease. It’s not entirely unreasonable to worry, because the flu results in approximately 30,000 deaths a year.1
But there is something you can do about it. Prevention is as close as your cupboard…

Ward Off More Than Vampires

You can’t turn on a TV or pick up a magazine or newspaper these days without seeing the latest, scary statistics about this season’s flu epidemic.
But what can you do about it?
Well, first, you can try to prevent getting sick in the first place. You can take advantage of something you probably already have in your own kitchen … garlic.