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Cold and flu can be extremely contagious and are usually more common at certain times of the year. Learn about the differences between the common cold and the flu, as well as symptoms and effective treatment methods.

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How to Get Rid of a Cold Fast

Because a cold is a virus, all you can do is treat your symptoms with medications and lifestyle changes. Learn how to get rid of a cold fast in this article.


5 Tips for Choosing a Cold-reduction Medicine

 5 Tips for Choosing a Cold-reduction Medicine

There are many things to consider when choosing a cold reduction medicine. Visit Discovery Health to learn 5 tips for choosing cold reduction medicines. See more »

5 Ways to Get Rid of a Cold

 5 Ways to Get Rid of a Cold

Getting rid of a pesky cold can be tricky. Visit Discovery Health to learn about 5 ways to get rid of a cold. See more »

How can I help protect my family from catching colds?

 How can I help protect my family from catching colds?

How can I protect my family from catching colds? Visit HowStuffWorks to find out how to protect your family from catching colds. See more »

10 Ways Not to Catch Your Kid's Cold

 10 Ways Not to Catch Your Kid's Cold

They get the cold from school, pass it on to you and soon the whole household is sick. Check out 10 ways not to catch your kid's cold at TLC Family. See more »

What causes the common cold?

 What causes the common cold?

What causes the common cold? Learn about cold causes and what makes you sneeze and have a runny nose at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Seasonal Flu Information for People 65 Years and Older

 Seasonal Flu Information for People 65 Years and Older

Know all aging and care giving information protect the elderly people in your life. Get aging and for caregivers information from Discovery Health. See more »

 Info for Parents and Parents to be

Flu information for parents and parents to be can helpful for preventing the flu. Get great information for parents and parents to be from Discovery Health. See more »

Should I be vaccinated for the flu?

 Should I be vaccinated for the flu?

Getting vaccinated for the flu is a heavily debated topic from some. Learn whether or not you should get vaccinated from Discovery Health. See more »

 What is Swine Flu and how is it different from regular winter Flus?

The swine flu has major differences from the seasonal flu. Learn about the swine flu and how it differs from the common flu from Discovery Health. See more »

Will going out with wet hair really give you a cold?

 Will going out with wet hair really give you a cold?

Will going out with wet hair really give you a cold? Find out whether it's true that going out with wet hair will really give you a cold. See more »