You’re feeling cruddy, and you don’t want other people to share your misery. To avoid spreading a cold, flu, bronchitis, pneumonia, Strep throat or stomach virus, follow these guidelines for healthy adults.
What’s going on in your body when you experience hoarseness or lose your voice? A laryngologist shares top causes and remedies for this common symptom.
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.
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