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Flu Shot Does Not Cut Risk of Death

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From American Journal Of Respiratory And Critical Care Medicine [Health Vectors] Contrary to previously published research, a recent study appearing in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine found that the flu shot does not reduce mortality in the elderly. Researchers from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada studied more than 700 elderly people, half of whom had received the flu shot, and concluded that any reduction in mortality “was very small and statistically non-significant and may simply be a healthy-user artifact that they were unable to identify.”...

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