Mid-September already? The kids are in school, people are screaming at the refs through their tv screens, and in about five minutes Christmas music will start up in the grocery store. Certain things follow the calendar with uncanny predictability. Like the flu and myths about the flu vaccine.
So why not blog about it?
You’ve heard the myths from your patients:
I don’t get the flu shot because it gives you the flu. Once after a shot I actually got the flu!
The flu shot doesn’t work anyway.
The flu shot is filled with all kinds of horrible ingredients – like formaldehyde!
The flu isn’t such a serious disease – so what if I have the sniffles and a coughf or a couple of days?
This medical blog topic will be easy for you to write about, because you’ve probably addressed these myths over and over with your patients. But to save you a little time, here are resources you can use to address these misconceptions. [Read more…] about Your Next Medical Blog Topic: The Flu Shot