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8 Tips for Nighttime Cough Relief

8 Tips for Nighttime Cough Relief

Tips for relieving your nighttime cough and getting the sleep you need.......[Read More]
H1N1 Swine Flu

H1N1 Swine Flu

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of H1N1 including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC

Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC

Vaccine is safe, effective for those 6 months and older, experts say......[Read More]
Do You Have a Cold or Flu?

Do You Have a Cold or Flu?

Do you have a cold or the flu? WebMD's symptom chart can help you find out.......[Read More]
Bathroom Germs

Bathroom Germs

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of bathroom germs including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Bird Flu Poses Little Threat to People: CDC

Bird Flu Poses Little Threat to People: CDC

Genetic analysis indicates public shouldn't be alarmed, 'cautiously optimistic' health officials say......[Read More]
Cold & Flu Remedies While Pregnant

Cold & Flu Remedies While Pregnant

Catching a cold is never comfortable, but when you are pregnant it can be more miserable than usual. Pregnancy puts you at a greater risk of getting sick because your immune system is not as powerful, according to the Mayo Clinic. Tissues and a humidifier are a good start to feeling better, but when......[Read More]
Staying Healthy While You Travel

Staying Healthy While You Travel

No one wants to get sick but it's even worse when you are away from home. Stock up on our tips to stay healthy while you travel and keep the germs at bay.......[Read More]
Fears of Global Bird Flu Outbreak Increase

Fears of Global Bird Flu Outbreak Increase

Officials at the World Health Organization (WHO) warn that millions of people, perhaps tens of millions, may die if the bird flu virus spreads among humans.......[Read More]
Killing Flu Germs: What Works?

Killing Flu Germs: What Works?

Do you need disinfectants and special products to kill the flu virus? Here’s what flu experts have to say.......[Read More]
Bronchitis or Bronchiolitis?

Bronchitis or Bronchiolitis?

Two very similar sounding illnesses are not exactly the same. Bronchitis and bronchiolitis both affect the airways that lead to the lungs, but bronchitis is......[Read More]
What Are Mild Flu-Like Symptoms?

What Are Mild Flu-Like Symptoms?

Often when people think of the flu, they think of vomiting and diarrhea. However, these are symptoms that are more common in children than adults. More often than not, people don't vomit at all with a mild flu. The flu doesn't have to be severe, even a mild flu can take a turn for the worse when not......[Read More]
Myths and Facts About Your Immune System

Myths and Facts About Your Immune System

WebMD separates myths from facts about keeping the immune system strong.......[Read More]
Flu Spreads Fast Among High School Students

Flu Spreads Fast Among High School Students

A new study shows that on a typical day high school students engage in thousands of social interactions that put them at risk for spreading disease and could spur a pandemic flu outbreak.......[Read More]
How Does Influenza Work?

How Does Influenza Work?

BasicsInfluenza, or the "flu," is a respiratory illness caused by influenza strains A and B, which are most common among humans. Other influenza strands are more rare, including the H1N1 ("bird flu") and H1N5 ("swine flu") viruses. Influenza viruses are contagious, spread by breathing in.........[Read More]
Famous Flu Epidemics

Famous Flu Epidemics

Flu pandemics are still a dangerous public health threat.medical mask image by Gina Smith from Fotolia.comSeveral major influenza pandemics occurred during the 20th century, causing panic in the wake of widespread sickness and millions of deaths around the world. The earlier part of the.........[Read More]
10 Things You Must Tell Your Teen

10 Things You Must Tell Your Teen

Ten must-have pieces of advice for parents to give their teens – and how to do it so they listen.......[Read More]
Cures for Chest Congestion

Cures for Chest Congestion

Chest congestion usually appears during a cold or other illness and can often be painful. Chest congestion can cause an irritating cough and difficulty breathing, but there are things you can do to relieve your symptoms and cure your chest congestion.......[Read More]
How to Get Rid of a Common Cold

How to Get Rid of a Common Cold

Since the common cold is a virus and not a bacterial infection, antibiotic medication will not help to get rid it. A cold has to run it course, generally four to seven days. Even though a cold cannot be "cured," there are a number of methods to try to help you feel better. Some things can be found a......[Read More]
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]