You feel a bad cold coming on. Should you spring for an over-the-counter product that boosts your vitamin C or zinc levels? Get The Short Answer from a family medicine physician.
Walking pneumonia, pneumonia’s milder cousin, is an infection that often spreads in schools, colleges and nursing homes. It’s hard to avoid, but you can take steps to prevent it.
The foods you eat have a great impact on your body, especially your immune system. Find out what to eat (and what to avoid) to boost your body’s ability to protect itself.
Trying to decide if you have a cold or a sinus infection can be tricky. While many symptoms overlap, there are ways to tell the difference. Consider these questions.
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Washing your hands often and well is an important step in preventing flu and other illnesses. But the way your dry your hands can unintentionally spread bacteria.
Although Tamiflu can reduce the flu by roughly 1 to 2 days, the flu vaccine is still the best option for fighting flu. A doctor answers your questions about Tamiflu.
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.
Germs are found in all kinds of places, and not all germs are bad. What are the germs to avoid and where do they hide?