Results for "Cold and Flu"

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The Surprising Health Risks of Losing Your Sense of Smell
Think about the last time you noticed a scent. Maybe it was the aroma of freshly brewed coffee, the sharp, sour smell of a lemon or even that unmistakable...
April 21
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Cold Weather Making You Sick? The Real Reason You Are Sick
Has anyone ever cautioned you against venturing out into the cold with wet hair or shorts? “You’re going to catch a cold!” they warn. While this unsolicited...
December 05
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How to Treat a Cold or Flu When You’re Pregnant
While catching a cold or the flu (influenza) can be a pain, becoming unwell during pregnancy can be a little more worrisome.  When you’re pregnant, your...
November 07
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Cough Medicine or Home Remedies: How to Treat Your Child’s Cough
It’s the middle of the night, and you’re awoken again to the sound of your child’s horrible cough. You hate to see your little one sick, so you naturally...
November 02
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How to Choose the Best Medication to Treat Your Cold or Flu
You feel the telltale flu or cold symptoms coming on — maybe it’s a cough, runny nose, sneezing and stuffy head. You want to choose the best medication...
October 25
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Handwashing 101: Why Clean Hands Save Lives
When it comes to personal hygiene and staying healthy, it starts and ends with our hands. Unwashed hands are one of the quickest ways to spread germs and...
June 25
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Nasal Rinses and Neti Pots: Are They Safe?
Little teapots are no longer just for a spot of tea. Teapots with long spouts, commonly known as neti pots, have become fixtures in many homes to flush...
June 09
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How to Recognize and Treat a Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
There is nothing quite like a sinus infection. The pressure. The pain. Your face and head hurt.  Even your teeth hurt. What gives? Sinus infections, or...
December 16
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Is Elderberry a Miracle Treatment for Nasty Cold and Flu Symptoms?
Every fall and winter, when colds and flu start to spread, you see trendy treatment ideas popping up on the internet and in social media. One of the popular...
November 07
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7 Ways to Help Keep Your Family Healthy This Winter
Ah, winter. The time of year when you light some candles in the dark evenings, embrace your fleece sweaters and fuzzy socks and cook up pots of chili or...
November 04