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Yearly Flu Vaccine May Offer Additional Benefits for Patients with Heart Disease

The JAMA Report

With flu season approaching, doctors recommend that people get a flu shot. Past studies suggest that the vaccine may help protect heart patients from heart attack, stroke and even dying from heart disease. New research reviewed what happens to patients with heart disease who receive the flu vaccine compared to a placebo or standard care. Catherine Dolf explains in this week’s JAMA Report.