Common Cold

Bacterial Vs. Viral Infections: How Do They Differ?

What's the difference between a bacterial infection and a viral infection?<p>As you might think, bacterial infections are caused by bacteria, and viral …


How To Avoid Getting A Cold On An Airplane

The dreaded airplane cold is one of the worst parts of air travel -- but there are simple tricks to make sure you don't get sick.<p>Being stuck on an airplane for hours at a time can be draining and irritating ― especially if you’re sharing a cabin with a sick passenger who can’t seem to stop coughing …

Healthy Living

Quiz: What Blood Tests Can (and Can’t) Tell You

Blood Tests

Wildfires are inevitable – increasing home losses, fatalities and costs are not

Fuel management such as controlled burns, vegetation clearing, forest thinning and fire breaks can sometimes reduce fire severity and limit the size …


SA outsmarts colds and flu – mostly without antibiotics

Cardiovascular medication supplier Pharma Dynamics has concluded that most South Africans managed to shrug off the worst of the colds and flu that …

South Africa

Now Accepting New Patients - West Hartford, CT Patch

<b>New England Naturopathic Medical Center, LLC., is now open for business!</b><p>Dr. Lesa Werner is pleased to announce the opening of her new office at The …

Naturopathic Medicine

The new elixir which helps fight colds and is a favourite of Gwyneth Paltrow and Alicia Keys

Icons Gwyneth Paltrow, Salma Hayek and Alicia Keys have all been spotted with a special elixir which is fast becoming one of the newest beauty trends …

Alicia Keys

Underground Fire At Pittsburgh Glass Works Plant Causes Concern For Residents

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | Twitter<p>CREIGHTON, Pa. (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Glass Works plant in Creighton is due to shut down after more than a century …

Common Cold

Assessment: Is It Time to Change Your Asthma Action Plan?


5 Things You Need To Know Today (August 10, 2018)

When it comes to male underwear choice, some experts worry that briefs interfere with the testicles' natural cooling system, harming sperm …


A strong immune system helps ward off colds and flus, but it's not the only factor

It’s peak flu season. You’re cold, rugged up and squashed on public transport or in the lift at work. You hear a hacking cough, or feel the droplets …

Immune System

New aftershock pummels traumatized Indonesian island of Lombok as death toll climbs

SINGAPORE — A strong aftershock shook the traumatized Indonesian island of Lombok on Thursday as the death toll from a major quake earlier this week pushed past 250 and aid groups struggled to help tens of thousands of people left homeless.<p>The latest temblor sent panicked residents into the streets …

Natural Disasters

What's Wrong with Our Bodies

Biologist Nathan Lents of "This World of Humans" podcast discusses his new book <i>Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, from Pointless Bones to Broken Genes</i>, which highlights broken genes, pointless mutations, and other things about our bodies that just do not work. Some examples of these “human …


When a Cold Becomes a Sinus Infection


Here's What You Should Actually Take For a Cold, According to Science

It's not what you think.<p>Last week I had a shocking cold. Blocked nose, sore throat, and feeling poorly. This made me think about the countless …


Top 10 Foods That Boost the Immune System

Feeding your body certain foods may help keep your immune system strong. If you're looking for ways to prevent winter colds and the flu, your first …

Immune System


A classic comforting, warm, and boldly spiced turmeric milk recipe with a hint of sweetness.<p>If you’ve never heard of turmeric milk, you’re in for a …


We compared the prices of popular flu medicines at Dis-Chem, Clicks and MediRite – and there was very little difference

• <b>Flu season is still in full swing in South Africa.</b>• <b><br>Business Insider compiled a list of our most trusted medicines to treat cold and flu symptoms.</b>• <b><br>We</b> …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

CVS to offer nationwide telemedicine service through smartphone video

Think of it as a digital doctor.<p>Drugstore giant CVS Health plans to offer a nationwide service to treat easy-to-diagnose maladies and other medical issues via its smartphone app.<p>The telemedicine service will be offered for diagnosis of conditions such as colds and flu, skin issues and general …

CVS Health

Why summer colds are the worst

Ah, summer. The time for swimming, barbecue and general fun in the sun. What summer is not time for is sniffling, sneezing, congestion, aches, pains, …

Infectious Diseases

CVS Unveils New 'Telemedicine' Service

Aug 8, 2018<p>I'm not 100% certain how I feel about this. On the one hand, I think it can be helpful. On the other, I'm not sure how necessary it is.<p>CVS …

New Hampshire

Slideshow: Why You Need to Get Enough Sleep


New Research Finds This Supplement Can Help Reduce Symptoms Of The Flu

Why is my throat tickling? Is that my right nostril starting to dribble? Umm, why are my ears ringing? Uh oh. It's happening. I swear it's not …

Immune System

Quiz: Test Your Stress IQ

Sexual Health

Pink advised to postpone another Sydney concert on medical advice as she battles illness

P!NK has postponed another Sydney concert on doctor’s orders as she continues to fight a respiratory infection.


Creosote Bush: Desert Flora Plant

The creosote bush (Latin name: <i>Larrea tridentata</i>) is common in the Desert Southwest. The creosote bush can be identified from its waxy green leaves …


Q&A: What's the difference between a summer cold and a sinus infection?

<b>Q: How can I tell the difference between a summer cold and a sinus infection?</b><p><b>A:</b> No one likes to feel rundown and sick – especially in the summer. …

Infectious Diseases

10 Ways to Stop a Cold in Its Tracks

Colds suck. Here's how to get rid of them.<p>Technology has given us a lot of amazing things: air conditioning, Keurigs, free internet porn. Still, there's one nagging problem that technology has yet to find the solution for: the common cold.<p>To date, there is no cure for the common cold. But there are …

For Men

10 Reasons You Always Seem to Catch a Cold

Germs spread like crazy during cold and flu season.<p>If you feel like your winter is one long, drawn-out cold season, you’re certainly not alone. Sure, you could be more prone to colds than other people—but there are also a number of things you could be doing that are upping your chances of getting …

Immune System

Homeopathy: What It Is, Benefits, Risks, and More