Amanda MacMillan is a Brooklyn, New York–based freelance writer, triathlete, and health blogger for self.com.
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My heart feels like it skips a beat every once in a while, especially during exercise. Is this something I should get checked out?
I'm training for an upcoming marathon, and my company's giving out influenza vaccines the week of my race. Will the shot impact my performance?