So my plan was to make a really cool video for you this week. The universe had other ideas.
I started feeling achy and funky on Friday, and by yesterday morning, it felt like two spear-fighting sumo wrestlers were fighting the match of the century in my throat every time I tried to talk. Ouch.
Rather than leave you empty-handed, I want to share with you this amazing video about empathy. It was developed and produced by the Cleveland Clinic.
“Flu season” is almost upon us, and with it, influenza vaccine propaganda is everywhere.
I don’t use the word “propaganda” lightly. It has a negative connotation and implies that misinformation is being fed to people to manipulate their beliefs and their actions.
Unfortunately, that’s exactly what we see when it comes to the influenza and the flu vaccine. And it’s only gotten worse over the last 10 years.
But wait, you say, thousands of people die every year from the flu. We have to get the influenza vaccine so that we are totally protected against getting the flu. And we have to get it every year. They're totally safe!
None of those statements is true.
Let’s break down nine (9) of the biggest myths about influenza and the influenza vaccine.
Ever walk into a health food store or go online and get completely overwhelmed by the thousands of supplements available? Can’t decide which vitamins, minerals, and herbs are right for you? Which brands? What combinations of complexes?
It can get really confusing.