Which Medicines to Take for Your Cold and Flu

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.

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What the Color of Your Snot Really Means

Nasal mucus alone isn’t typically used to diagnose disease, but it can be a helpful tool to determine what’s happening in your nasal passages. Here’s a quick look at just a few of the things the various possible shades of snot might mean for your health.

House Fires: Why There is Fatal Danger Beyond the Flames

There are more than 1 million house fires in the United States each year and more than 3,000 people will die each year as a result of fires. But the cause of death in a fire usually is not from being burned — more often than not, deaths in house fires are a result of smoke inhalation.

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