Flu Vaccination May Offer Protection Against Cardiovascular Events

A new study has found that flu shots may offer additional perks for many senior citizens. The study states that influenza vaccinations may offer protection against adverse cardiovascular problems such as stroke, heart failure, heart attack and more. Hundreds of Americans die from cardiovascular events each year. Doctors are now calling the influenza vaccination an additional way seniors can protect themselves against such events. University of Toronto’s Jacob A. Udell, M.D., M.P.H., F.R.C.P.C. said, “while preventative care involves lifestyle changes and taking your pills, now, we may also be able to tell patients by getting your flu shot, it might save your life – what a simple and significant way to reduce deaths and the burden on our healthcare system.” More here#img1#