Health

Five Myths About Foot Care

From bunions to broken toes, foot and ankle surgeon Shelly D. Sedberry, DPM, AACFAS, has heard it all. Sedberry treats patients at Shoal Creek Foot & Ankle Center in Joplin. She shares five myths about foot care and the realities behind them.

This year's flu shot is less than 50% effective, CDC says

Don't let your guard down: The US flu season is expected to continue for several more weeks, with activity across the nation now elevated, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. A flu shot is still recommended for those who have neglected to get one, but the CDC estimated this year's vaccine's overall effectiveness in preventing an infection at just 47%.