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Cold and Flu
Secret Beauty Tips to Look Good Even When You’re Sick
Getting sick during flu and cold season is a given, but looking sick doesn't have...
9 Home Remedies for Getting Rid of a Stuffy Nose
These all-natural cures may provide relief from the pressure and pain of stuffy nose.
6 Clear Signs You’re Getting Sick
Got any of these telltale symptoms? Get ready to call in sick.
6 Clear Symptoms of the Flu You Shouldn’t Ignore
You definitely feel sick. It hurts to swallow, your head is pounding—but is it...
11 Silent Signs of Mono You Shouldn’t Ignore
The virus responsible for infectious mononucleosis (commonly known as mono) affects about 90 percent of the...
Avoid a Summer Cold: 6 Tricks to Stay Healthy
Summer colds last longer, and often feel make you feel worse than the colds you...
12 Flu “Myths” That Are Actually True
The flu can survive longer on door handles than you realize, sneeze droplets can fly,...
10 Things You Need to Clean After the Flu
The flu virus can last on surfaces far longer than you might expect—here's what...
11 Things You Should Do at the First Sign of Flu
How you take care of yourself when flu symptoms start can make a difference in...
10 Signs Your Flu Might Be Deadly
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 80,000 people died from the flu in...
Where Does the Flu “Go” When It’s Not Flu Season?
When flu season is looming, experts recommend a flu shot—but why does a virus...
If Your Cold Lingers, Here Are 13 Things It Could Mean
If your cold symptoms won't quit, you may have something else. Doctors explain what it...
10 Natural Flu Remedies Besides Chicken Noodle Soup
Flu season can knock anyone out of commission. Using these natural and home remedies can...
9 Ways to Prepare for the Worst Flu Month of the Year
Make sure you follow smart flu-prevention strategies during flu season. They'll keep you from catching—...
9 Clear Signs a Cold Is Coming (and How to Stop It)
If you pay attention to the subtle signals your body is sending, you can actually...
14 Feel-Better Foods to Eat When You Have a Cold
Do you know which foods amp up your protection against colds and flu the most?...
There’s More Than One Flu Shot: Which Should You Get?
You know you should get a flu shot, but do you know what kind? Yep—...
How to Get Rid of a Cold Fast—13 Dos and Don’ts
While there's still no real way to cure a cold, there are some things you...
13 Household Items That Up Your Risk for Cold and Flu
You may worry about catching a cold on an airplane or in an elevator full...
Why the New Flu Drug Is a Game Changer
Everyone should still get their flu shots, but at least we're rolling into this year's...
10 Reasons It’s Time to Take the Flu More Seriously
Luckily, reducing your risk of influenza infection and serious flu-related complications is as easy as...
7 Things Doctors and Nurses Do to Stop a Cold in Its Tracks
Feeling the telltale signs of a cold coming on? Make like a medical pro and...
How to Treat the Flu: 11 Things Doctors Really Do
This year's flu strain is hitting particularly hard. Here's what doctors recommend you do to...
5 Foods to Eat When You Have the Flu—And One You Should Avoid
Learn the best foods to fight, treat, and beat a cold or the flu.
20 Things the Flu Virus Doesn’t Want You to Know
Want to know how to avoid the flu? Here's what the virus would tell you...
17 Natural Cold Remedies That Really Work
Turn your kitchen cabinet into a medicine cabinet with these natural cold remedies, featuring herbs,...
10 Home Remedies for Head Colds That Are Always Worth Trying
Head colds are painful and can mess up your busy schedule. Try these home remedies...
50 Ways to Avoid Catching a Cold This Season
Although getting sick as winter approaches seems inevitable, there are actually lots of things you...
8 Habits Doctors Use to Avoid Colds and Flu
During the winter, doctors see patient after patient with cold and flu symptoms—and gobs...
The 13 Worst Places in America for Flu in 2018
While predicting where the flu will strike is tricky business, experts tend to look to...
My “Flu” Symptoms Almost Led to Heart Failure
For Jenny DeVoe, the fever, body aches, and nausea were symptoms of a life-threatening condition....
8 Things You Do That Might Be Messing Up Your Flu Shot
Read this before you roll up your sleeve.