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Ear Infection Treatments

Ear Infection Treatments

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of ear infection treatments including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Flu Vaccine May Also Protect Against Pneumonia

Flu Vaccine May Also Protect Against Pneumonia

Study suggests about 57 percent of hospitalizations for flu-related pneumonia might be prevented......[Read More]
Flu Stretches Hospitals, Drug Supplies Nationwide

Flu Stretches Hospitals, Drug Supplies Nationwide

The early flu season has turned severe in some parts of the country, stretching health care providers and drug supplies.......[Read More]
WHO Declares Swine Flu Pandemic

WHO Declares Swine Flu Pandemic

It's official: Swine flu is pandemic, the WHO today declared. But that means only that the new flu has gone global, not that it's more severe.......[Read More]
How to Stop a Cold Sore With Aspirin

How to Stop a Cold Sore With Aspirin

Cold sores are red blisters on or around your lip. They are common, but there is no cure for them. Cold sores never happen at a good time, but they do seem to happen during times when you are about to go to an event or have pictures taken. Most treatments take a few days or longer. However, when you......[Read More]
Dry Cough Cures

Dry Cough Cures

A dry cough is a continually occurring reflex that clears the air passages from anything that could be blocking it like molecules, mucus and other irritants. A dry cough can become very painful because of the lack of lubrication in the air passages and needs to be treated in some way. There are coug......[Read More]
Can a Flu Virus Be Dormant & Flare Up Again?

Can a Flu Virus Be Dormant & Flare Up Again?

The Influenza virus, commonly known as "the flu," has the ability to lie dormant in a person's body during warm months and flare up into a full-fledged infection during colder winter months.......[Read More]
All About 2012 Flu Symptoms

All About 2012 Flu Symptoms

How will the 2012 flu symptoms affect you? Learn more about 2011-12 flu season and what it could mean for you.......[Read More]
Flu Prevention Strategies

Flu Prevention Strategies

Nervous about catching the flu this season? WebMD provides key strategies for flu prevention.......[Read More]
What Are the Stages of a Common Cold?

What Are the Stages of a Common Cold?

Everyone gets colds. The common cold is a viral infection of the upper respiratory system--one of the most common in humans. Children have at least six to 10 colds a year because they are in close contact with each other during school. Most adults get a cold at least four times a year.......[Read More]
How to Make Cough Medicine with Lemon Juice

How to Make Cough Medicine with Lemon Juice

People have been using homemade and natural products to tame their coughs for centuries. Although we now have corner drugstores and 24-hour access to a variety of cough remedies on the shelf, many people are still turning to natural and home remedies in an effort to avoid the many additives that man......[Read More]
Flu Symptoms in Infants

Flu Symptoms in Infants

Babies can catch the flu, or influenza, just as easy as adults--if not easier. It can be very dangerous to infants since their immune system is not fully developed. There are symptoms to look for and ways to protect your baby from getting sick as often. Pay attention to any strange behavior or sympt......[Read More]
Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Are you doing all you can to strengthen your immune system? WebMD tells you which habits might be costing you immunity – and ways you can fight back.......[Read More]
Cold and Flu Symptoms During Pregnancy

Cold and Flu Symptoms During Pregnancy

When a woman is pregnant, there is always the potential to catch a cold or the flu. Her body is going through so many changes that she will inevitably become a little more susceptible to these sorts of sickness. But, there is a difference between the two, and it is wise, especially for a pregnant wo......[Read More]
Cost of the Common Cold: $40 Billion

Cost of the Common Cold: $40 Billion

Between lost work, doctor visits, and cold medicine, the common cold costs the U.S. economy about $40 billion a year.......[Read More]
Cold Flu Remedies

Cold Flu Remedies

Cold and Flu season is most commonly associated with winter, but in reality these illnesses can hit you at any time. You can expect to feel sick for about a week if you catch a cold or flu, but there are some remedies you can take in order to make yourself feel better while recovering from the illne......[Read More]
Antibiotics No Help for Sinus Cold

Antibiotics No Help for Sinus Cold

If you've had a head cold for 7-10 days, might antibiotics cure your stuffy sinuses? Not likely -- just a 1-in-15 chance, researchers find.......[Read More]
Remedies for Cold Congestion

Remedies for Cold Congestion

Congestion is one of the worst parts of a cold: you feel like you can't breathe, and nothing you do seems to make the slightest bit of difference. Since there is no cure for the common cold, you have to treat the symptoms, and congestion is often at the top of the list. Addressing it means both redu......[Read More]
Don't Worry: Delaying Ear Tube Surgery Won't Harm Language Development

Don't Worry: Delaying Ear Tube Surgery Won't Harm Language Development

Until he was 6 months old Matthew Luber had a very rough life -- and so did his mother Mandy Luber.......[Read More]
Cough

Cough

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of cough, including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]