Hey, it's flu season! Got your vaccine yet?
If not, this might convince you:
I'm getting mine, as will Mrs. BA and The Little Astronomer. Talk to your doctor, then get one too if they recommend it. The flu is more than an inconvenience; it can be deadly to those unequipped to deal with it.
Tip o' the needle to Mike's Weekly Skeptic Rant (sometimes NSFW language there).