I feel really, really stupid because I haven't gotten my flu vaccine yet, and it's turning out to be a really nasty flu season nationwide. The flu is striking earlier and harder than most years; over 2,250 hospitalizations have already been reported, and 18 children have died.

If you are a stupid procrastinator like me, click here to find a flu vaccination clinic near you.

UPDATE: Low income individuals and families looking for a low-cost flu shot can call the Family Health Hotline at 1-800-322-2588, or click through to www.parenthelp123.org.