Myth: There is no way to get the flu if I get a flu shot
Reality: Flu shots are made to fight the most common strands of flu. But it is still possible to get another… more
Myth: I shouldn’t get the flu shots because I am pregnant
Reality: No – you should! After the vaccine, a mom’s body makes antibiotics to the virus and passes them to the… more
Myth: Dietary supplements such as vitamin C, zinc and Echinacea can ease children’s cold symptoms.
Reality: Zinc, vitamin C and Echinacea have all been heralded as natural immune-system boosters. Unfortunately, there’s no good evidence that… more
Myth: Breathing the same air as a sick person is the easiest way to catch a cold.
Reality: Cold viruses can travel through the air — especially when a sick person coughs or sneezes — but it’s… more