Not sure whether you’ve got a really bad cold or the flu? Discover when to call the doctor, when to head to the ER, and when to seek care online. You’ll feel better (and protect those around you).
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,
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.
From the common cold to bronchitis, find out how long it should last and when to see the doctor.
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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.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Rhinologist Troy Woodard, MD answers this one about whether sinus infections are contagious.
While nasal congestion can be easily treated with an over-the-counter nasal spray, using the spray is not as simple as it might seem.
Do you think of spring when you think about allergies? Many of us do. However, winter and colder temperatures cause problems for allergy sufferers too. As people often stay indoors, dust, pet hair and indoor allergens can affect them.
With holiday parties, shopping and family get-togethers, the last thing we want is to get sick. Unfortunately, the holidays are a prime time to fall ill.
Your throat hurts. That much is clear. But is it an ordinary sore throat or strep throat? Cleveland Clinic’s Daniel Allan, MD, explains how to tell the difference.