COLD & FLU

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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5 Tips for Choosing a Cold-reduction Medicine

While there's no cure for the common cold, there's a plethora of medications designed to relieve those pesky, uncomfortable symptoms. Our list of tips for choosing a cold-reduction medicine will help you on your way to feeling better soon.

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  • Who does the CDC say should get flu shots?

    Who does the CDC say should get flu shots?

    One common misconception is that getting a flu shot could cause someone to get the flu. You can learn more about who the CDC recommends get the flu shot from this article. See more »

  • Avian Flu: What's All the Fuss About?

    Avian Flu: What's All the Fuss About?

    The flu is one of life's aggravations that we're forced to endure with from time to time. Learn more about the flu and how you can mitigate your exposure to this illness. See more »

  • Blow Your Nose Less, Save on Congestion and Tissue

    Blow Your Nose Less, Save on Congestion and Tissue

    If you're blowing your nose every time you feel stuffed-up, stop. Learn more about blowing your nose less, save on congestion and tissue. See more »

  • Common Cold Trivia

    Common Cold Trivia

    Do you want to increase your knowledge about colds and the flu? Explore the truths behind the common cold and the flu in this article. See more »

  • Don't Ignore These Symptoms!

    Don't Ignore These Symptoms!

    Ignoring symptoms of an illness can be dangerous in many cases. Check out this list of symptoms and what they typically signal. See more »

  • Don't Wait! Vaccinate Against Streptococcus Pneumonia

    Don't Wait! Vaccinate Against Streptococcus Pneumonia

    If you are looking for advanced treatment or protection against the flu, you might consider getting the pneumococcal vaccine. Check out facts, tips, and preventative information about the pneumococcal vaccine. See more »

  • How to Get Rid of a Cold Fast

    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. See more »

  • How to Stop a Runny Nose

    How to Stop a Runny Nose

    If you want to stop a runny nose, you can take an antihistamine or try a home remedy. Learn how to stop a runny nose from the article below. See more »

  • How to Stop Coughing

    How to Stop Coughing

    You can get rid of a persistent cough without medication. Learn about how to stop coughing in this article. See more »

  • What should you include in a living will?

    What should you include in a living will?

    An emergency situation may call for legal documents that state personal preferences regarding medical treatment and other decisions. Learn what you should include in a living will in this article. See more »

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