Influenza is a severe, contagious illness that needs to be taken seriously. A doctor explains why.
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.
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.
Think it’s too late to get your flu shot this year? Think again. Here’s why you should still get vaccinated to protect you — and those around you — this season.
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Cold weather and asthma often don’t play nice together. A pulmonologist offers up simple ways to protect yourself if your asthma is worse in winter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.