Archive for October 2011

Should I Get a Flu Shot?

Flu season is upon us and prevention with the flue shot can be a pain.

This Tuesday, October 25th, I have the pleasure of discussing “Should I Get a Flu Shot?” with Dr. Mayer Eisenstein.

Dr. Mayer Eisenstein, MD, JD, MPH, is a graduate of the University of Illinois Medical School, the Medical College of Wisconsin School of Public Health, and the John Marshall Law School. In his 39 years in medicine, he and his practice have cared for over 75,000, children, parents, and grandparents. He is the founder and Medical Director of the Homefirst® Health Services. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians. He is a member of the Illinois Bar.

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Here are a few of the questions we’ll be discussing:

1. Are flu shots safe?
2. Are they effective?
3. Do they contain toxic ingredients?
4. What if I don’t get a flu shot?
5. Are there any alternatives?
6. How can I boost my immunity without the flu shot?

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If you can’t make the call, register anyway and submit your questions in advance. The call will be available for replay for 72 hours.

All the best,
Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD

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