Navigating the cold and flu medicine aisle can be dizzying, especially when a bug already has you feeling miserable. Here's what you need to know.
This flu season, you're already on the lookout for fever, cough, sore throat and fatigue, but could hives also signal the disease?
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Considering a midwife to deliver your baby? There are three different kinds of midwives, and it's important to know how their roles vary.
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Doctors say it's a bad idea to expose an unvaccinated child to the Varicella-zoster virus.
Experts say it's impossible to get the flu from the flu shot. But here are some reasons people think the shot makes them sick.
The pollen count is high across much of the country. Here's how to get rid of seasonal allergies.
Hoda Kotb has returned after taking a sick day, and she shared an odd remedy a doctor recommended for her raspy throat. So we crowdsourced some other options....
As overall flu activity continues to decrease, officials are seeing more cases of a strain that's worse for younger children.
FluMist, the needle-free, nasal spray flu vaccine, won the endorsement of federal vaccine advisers for next falls' flu season
With the flu season breaking records, a pediatrician offers tips for parents on how to protect children.
It's not time to panic about a new pandemic —but it's one that's unusual because it is hitting the whole country at once instead of in waves.
Should I take Tamiflu? The antiviral medication is used to keep influenza from getting worse in high-risk people.
Flu virus is still causing misery, and there's more to come. But it's not too late the get a flu vaccine -- shots protect against four strains of influenza....
As flu season continues, people struggle to treat it. Doctors share advice on what flu treatments provide little help.
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Every year, flu kills perfectly healthy young adults and children, and tens of thousands of people over 65. Why does it happen?
Keep the flu from taking over your home with these easy steps.
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The young and seemingly healthy Pennsylvania bodybuilder, who did not get a flu shot, came down with symptoms shortly before Christmas.
Feeling your throat getting sore? A cough coming on? You can prevent a cold with a few simple steps.
It's cold and flu germ season. Before you try your favorite home remedy, here's what works and what may be a waste of time and money.
One of the best ways to keep yourself from getting sick is by getting your flu shot, but fortifying your immune system doesn't end at the doctor's office.
People with egg allergies used to be told to avoid the flu shot, but a national panel of experts now says vaccine is safe
This year's flu season is off to a fast start and early indications suggest that it may be more severe than the previous season.
Shanisty Ireland had never heard of RSV until her infant son caught it.
Doing this on the day you get your flu shot may boost the effectiveness of the vaccine, a new study suggests.
These foods and supplements may make a difference in your immunity. Should you pop a pill or prepare a strategic meal?
The U.S. may be in for a bad flu season, if Australia is anything to go by.
Vaccine experts are puzzling over a study that appears to link one particular flu vaccine with early miscarriages.
Is a cold's misery really magnified during the summer? The answer may blow your mind as you blow your nose.
Rates of ear infections have fallen sharply since two new vaccines hit the market, researchers reported Monday.
Patients with a bacterial infection may not need to complete a full course of antibiotics, a new report says.
A new study reinforces what experts have known for a long time about hand washing.
The Puma family thought daughter Tessa had a nasty flu, but it turned out to be a rare infection that caused her to lose part of her leg.
The findings likely apply to other stressful scenarios, like losing a job or getting a divorce.
Many people with colds, the flu or allergies swear by neti pots to flush away nasal congestion and banish post-nasal drip. But are
Kayla Linton was a healthy, all-around athlete, but being fit did not protect her from the flu.
Whether you're at the office, on a plane or at a party, it may feel like you have to choose between being polite and staying healthy.
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After weeks of feeling miserable, you've finally kicked that cold. You don't want to feel icky again so you toss out your toothbrush. Is it necessary?