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How Can I Prevent Arm Pain After a Flu Shot?

How Can I Prevent Arm Pain After a Flu Shot?

Flu shots are more important than ever this year so I hope you’re all scheduling yours, if you haven’t gotten one already. But when you do, you might have a sore shoulder for a couple of days. A reader asks if there’s a good way to prevent that soreness:

Is The Flu Really Worse Than COVID-19?

Is The Flu Really Worse Than COVID-19?

COVID-19 and the flu are both respiratory diseases that can be fatal. One is still rare around the world, while the other is widespread. Should we be more afraid of one than the other?

Two Flu Shots Aren’t Better Than One

Yep, this is an astronaut (Scott Kelly) giving himself a flu shot. Photo by NASA via Getty Images. The protection you get from a flu shot wanes over time, leading to rumours that we should all be asking for a second flu shot in the spring. Not so fast! The…