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Tired of cold and flu symptoms? Why they occur and what to do:

Tired of cold and flu symptoms? Why they occur and what to do:

When you get sick and want to know why you have the symptoms you do, get the answers here. We look at many common symptoms and why they occur.......[Read More]
Homeopathic Cold Remedies for Children

Homeopathic Cold Remedies for Children

There is no cure for the common cold, although homeopathic remedies can lessen its severity and duration. Homeopathic cold remedies are safe for children, even those under age four, unlike most over-the-counter cold medications. Homeopathic remedies will work together with any comfort measures you m......[Read More]
Bird Flu Spreading in Turkey

Bird Flu Spreading in Turkey

The WHO has confirmed 15 human cases of bird flu in Turkey.......[Read More]
How do Antibacterial Wipes Work?

How do Antibacterial Wipes Work?

Use of Antibacterial WipesThe war against germs is a never-ending battle. Germs can lead to common colds, swine flu and even superbugs. Germs can be transferred in many ways, and the hands are often their vehicle of choice. As a result, hospitals, schools, gyms and even grocery stores are.........[Read More]
Winter Health

Winter Health

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of winter health including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
How to Get Rid of a Cold After Traveling

How to Get Rid of a Cold After Traveling

A cold is caused by a virus that attacks the respiratory tract. Common symptoms include a scratchy throat, runny or congested nose, sneezing and coughing. The viruses that cause the common cold spread easily from person to person. While traveling, especially if you are confined in close quarters wi......[Read More]
How Are Colds & the Flu Usually Spread?

How Are Colds & the Flu Usually Spread?

Cold and Flu Virus InfectionBoth the common cold and the flu (short for influenza) are caused by viruses. A virus is spread through droplets suspended in the air, which occurs, for example, when an infected person sneezes or coughs. The virus is then released into the air and can infect.........[Read More]
Airborne Cold Remedy

Airborne Cold Remedy

Airborne, also known as Airborne Effervescent Health Formula, is a cold remedy available at most grocery stores and drugstores. Although it is touted by Airborne Health Inc. as an effective way to prevent colds, Airborne may not have all the healing properties it promises.......[Read More]
Hand Washing

Hand Washing

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of hand washing including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
First North American Death From H5N1 Bird Flu

First North American Death From H5N1 Bird Flu

First North American Death From H5N1 Bird Flu......[Read More]
Swine Flu Vaccines Get FDA Nod

Swine Flu Vaccines Get FDA Nod

The FDA has approved four swine flu vaccines, which will make up 96% of the 195 million doses the U.S. has purchased. Vaccinations will start by mid-October.......[Read More]
What Is Good for a Flu or Cold?

What Is Good for a Flu or Cold?

Sometimes it is difficult to tell the difference between the flu and a common cold. While both will leave you feeling poorly, there are key differences between the two and how to treat them. Knowing the symptoms of each and what to do to treat them will help you get better quickly.......[Read More]
Flu Vaccine Rates Are High for 2 Seasons in a Row

Flu Vaccine Rates Are High for 2 Seasons in a Row

Flu vaccination rates remained high during the 2010-2011 flu season, according to data in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.......[Read More]
Can the Flu Shot Actually Give You the Flu?

Can the Flu Shot Actually Give You the Flu?

Think the flu shot gave you the flu? See why you are wrong, including facts to educate your friends who believe the same thing.......[Read More]
Understanding Ear Infection Treatment

Understanding Ear Infection Treatment

WebMD's guide to treating an ear infection.......[Read More]
Do I Really Have to Clean My Humidifier?

Do I Really Have to Clean My Humidifier?

The short answer: yes. WebMD explains why.......[Read More]
How to Prevent Colds With Zinc

How to Prevent Colds With Zinc

Each year, millions of children and adults are affected with the common cold. The cold is easily spread, which makes it the most common ailment to suffer from. Different from the flu virus, which can cause muscle aches, fever and pain, a cold attacks mostly the upper respiratory system, causing snee......[Read More]
Pelvic Venous Congestion Syndrome

Pelvic Venous Congestion Syndrome

According to the Society of Interventional Radiology, a third of women suffer from chronic pelvic pain at some point in their lives, and pelvic congestion syndrome is the sole cause of chronic pelvic pain in 30% of all patients. Pelvic congestion syndrome is most common among women, but many cases i......[Read More]
Winter Health

Winter Health

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of winter health including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Child H1N1 Swine Flu Deaths Rising

Child H1N1 Swine Flu Deaths Rising

Last week's 19 new child deaths is the biggest single-week jump since the H1N1 swine flu pandemic began. So far, 114 kids have died of the flu.......[Read More]