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,
Flu season begins in earnest in November. So that means that it’s best to make sure you and your family get your flu vaccines by the end of October — or as soon as the flu shot is available, a new report says.
Think vaccines are just for kids? Adults need protection, too! Some diseases have serious — and even deadly — consequences later in life. Discover which vaccines every adult needs.
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Because of vaccines, the frequency of diseases like polio has declined so much that the general public has forgotten their impact — and may take for granted the benefit these vaccines provide.
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.