You’re not feeling well. You’re exhausted, coughing and have a stuffy nose. How do you know if it’s the flu or merely a cold? Here’s how to tell the difference.
If you have an aversion to needles, you may like to get your flu vaccine as a nasal spray. But medical experts are advising against getting this kind of vaccine for the flu this year.
Most epidemics begin in school-aged children. Keeping kids up-to-date on vaccinations is one of the easiest ways to prevent three serious illnesses. You’ll protect not only your child, but also your family and your community.
Here are the 3 vaccines parent
Sometimes, you can take care of a sore throat at home, but it’s also important to know when you or your child needs to see a doctor. Find out what to watch for.
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