New Study Finds Reduce Rate of Death for Heart Disease Victims Who Received a Flu Shot

If you suffer from heart disease and have not had a flu shot, you may want to reconsider.

A new study finds getting a flu shot can reduce the rate of death in people with heart problems.

Researchers in Poland followed more than 650 patients with heart disease. About half got a flu shot, and the rest got a placebo.

After nearly 10 months, those who did not get a flu shot were twice as likely to have a heart attack, an unplanned angioplasty to open blocked arteries, or died.


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