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.
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.
From the common cold to bronchitis, find out how long it should last and when to see the doctor.
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.
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Winter can bring lots of family fun — whether this involves sledding and romping around in the snow or just hanging around together at home. Here are a few ideas for parents to keep their kids warm, healthy and safe during winter.
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.
Should you call the doctor about your child’s cough, sore throat and vomiting? Much depends on whether they’re at high risk of flu. Follow our experts’ tips for handling your child’s flu-like symptoms.
You’ve got a cough and sore throat, and you’re feeling chilled. Is it the flu or a bad cold? Check your symptoms on this infographic, then find out what to do to about them.
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.