FEB 24, 2016 05:11 AM PST

The Facts on Flu

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It's winter and that usually means flu season. While the CDC does not expect this season to be particularly bad, it's still important to know the facts about the flu, how it spreads and what you can do to stay healthy. Many people have misconceptions about the flu and what you don't know, really can hurt you.

Check out this video for some common misconceptions about the flu. Getting cold won't make you sick, it's actually the fact that most people stay indoors more in the winter that causes the flu to spread. The flu shot is sometimes blamed for giving someone the flu, but that's not really true either. Check out this video to get the real facts on the flu and how to keep it from taking you down.
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  • I'm a writer living in the Boston area. My interests include cancer research, cardiology and neuroscience. I want to be part of using the Internet and social media to educate professionals and patients in a collaborative environment.
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