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.
Whether you’re sick with the flu or just getting older, there are times when you don’t feel like eating much. Get five tips for managing diabetes when your appetite is low.
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.
Not all sore throats are equal. While allergies or a runny nose are painful, strep throat is a illness that needs a doctor’s diagnosis and treatment.
Sore throats are not only a pain. They can be caused by many different factors. These include viruses, bacteria, allergies or even runny nose drainage. Learn how you can tell a sore throat from strep throat.
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?
Your body is like a billboard for your state of health. By knowing the telltale clues, you can tell whether it’s time to see the doctor for followup.
Your annual flu shot protects the older adults around you from getting the bug — people who are at higher risk of getting severely ill, a new study says.
A new option that offers a face-to-face teleconference visit with a doctor is popping up in neighborhood drugstores and grocery stores. These telemedicine healthcare kiosks are a budget-friendly alternative to the walk-in clinics run by drugstore pharmacies. “Telemedicine kiosks are currently being used to diagnose and treat simple, acute illnesses, such as colds and flu, … Read More
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.