Your kid’s got the sniffles. Sneezes are sure to follow. Which over-the-counter (OTC) medicines help kids, and which may hurt them? Tap on your child’s age to find out.
Searching shelves for cold and flu products is the last thing you need to do when you’re sick. Follow three steps to quickly find the right over-the-counter product for your symptoms and learn which ones won’t help.
Elderberry syrup hasn’t been proven to prevent or cure cold and flu symptoms, but it could be a low-risk addition to your flu-fighting arsenal.
Bronchitis can last for days, even weeks. But how can you tell if it’s a common cold, bronchitis or even pneumonia? Find out what bronchitis is and when you should get a cough checked out.
This easy crockpot chicken noodle soup recipe is just the thing when someone in your house has a cold or the flu, or anytime you need some comfort food. It’s made with whole grains and more veggies than usual.
Do kids in daycare get sick more often than other kids? Our expert weighs in.
Usually, swollen glands show up when you’re fighting an infection and they aren’t a cause for concern. But occasionally they can be a sign of cancer. In this Q&A, an expert explains when to see your doctor.
Most often, common colds are caused by viruses, and the best thing to do is let the illness run its course. But if a fever gets especially high, bacteria might be to blame, and an antibiotic might be needed.
How high is too high for your kid’s fever? Our expert explains when a fever is serious.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Primary care sports health physician Vikas Patel, DO, fields this one about if you should work out when you’re sick.