This article is about as the flu season comes, brands are battling with advertising to attract consumers to raises their sales. Brands are spending millions on advertising on TV. Besides the marketing tactics used which attracts people, the flu shot that is offered by most pharmacies is not offered at some locations. This is due to the increase of people getting sick and demand for flu shots. As more people go straight to their local pharmacies for over the counter medicine, the less need for clinics and hospitals to be open. There is no need for excessive advertising on these over the counter remedies. Cutting down the amount of advertising is healthier. Finally, people can go for natural remedies like making your own bone broth, congee, or by drinking honey. Eating natural medicine is one solution. There are better solutions out there for the flu.