A fever of 101 degrees or higher is commonly associated with the flu. It’s uncomfortable, but it’s actually part of the body’s immune response. Fluids and anti-inflammatory medicines can help you stay comfortable.
Walking pneumonia, pneumonia’s milder cousin, is an infection that often spreads in schools, colleges and nursing homes. Understand how it differs from regular pneumonia.
How do you know when your child’s fever and cough are caused by something serious like the influenza virus (flu), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) or pneumonia? A pediatrician spells out the symptoms to watch for.
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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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.