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%.