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Flu shot may decrease risk of heart attack and stroke

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A new study finds people who got the flu shot were one-third less likely to have heart issues like a heart attack.
         
The shot also reduced heart problems for people who already had heart disease before the shot.
         
The flu shot is recommended for everyone over the age of 6 months.

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