Tag: Flu

November 17, 2017

What parents need to know about antibiotics

Here's what to know before asking your pediatrician for an antibiotic.

Cold & Flu Prevention

November 16, 2017

Antibiotic resistance and side effects: get the facts

Antibiotics are life-saving drugs but must be used correctly to help prevent antibiotic resistance.

Cold & Flu Prevention

October 23, 2017

Expert Q&A: How to treat a sore throat

Sometimes, you can let a sore throat run its course, but here's when to get it checked out.

Cold & Flu Ear, Nose & Throat

October 19, 2017

4 flu shot facts for kids

Four essential things to know about getting your kid vaccinated.

Children Cold & Flu Prevention

January 30, 2017

Seniors: Be especially careful with winter illnesses

Those germs can be especially threatening for seniors. Here's how to decrease risk for winter illnesses.

Aging Well Caregivers Cold & Flu Prevention

July 13, 2016

Moderating the great fever debate

Running a fever is part of your body’s natural defense against infections. Fevers are typically a symptom that won't cause you harm, but they make you feel miserable. We have tips to help you feel better.

Cold & Flu

July 1, 2016

Traditional flu shots to replace ineffective spray vaccines

A committee advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending against using the FluMist nasal spray vaccine for the 2016-2017 flu season.

Cold & Flu Prevention

January 20, 2016

6 simple ways to avoid the flu this winter

Yes, it's basic hygiene and it really does help. Use these tips to avoid illness for you and your family this flu season.

Cold & Flu

January 18, 2016

Don’t worry – it’s safe to cuddle with pets while home with a cold or flu

Pets won't catch or spread human viruses.

Cold & Flu Prevention