• Doctors ‘Flabbergasted' That More Than Half Of Parents Think Flu Shot Causes The Flu

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    A new study found that half of parents surveyed believe the flu shot causes the flu
    Winter is creeping up on us which means that flu season is officially just around the corner. Orlando Health surveyed parents about the effectiveness of the flu shot and got some pretty head-scratching results. More than half the parents surveyed believed that the flu shot causes the flu. A third of the parents didn't believe that the shot works at all.
    Multiple doctors have weighed in to explain that that's definitely not the case.
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 172 kids died...
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  • A Shocking Number Of People Believe These Myths About The Flu Shot

    A Shocking Number Of People Believe These Myths About The Flu Shot

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Flu season is just barely underway, but this past week it was reported that one person has already died from the flu - a child from Florida. This is heartbreaking, but we will be seeing more stories like these in the coming months. Last year, according to the CDC , 180 children died of the flu, the highest number of pediatric deaths in 40 years.
    So what can we do to protect our own children for tragedies like these? Well, besides washing hands like no tomorrow; encouraging our fellow parents to keep their kids home when they are sick; and ummmmmm, keeping our kids in a bubble from October...
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