Two Vaccines Every Pregnant Woman Should Get

These two vaccines are actually crucial during pregnancy.

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4 Things That Make You Lose Your Voice

Laryngitis can be caused by more than just a cold.

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The Best Way to Treat Airplane Ear

I had to fly home from vacation with a cold, and now my ears are painfully clogged and I can’t hear a thing. Help!

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7 Kinds of Coughs and What They Might Mean

While it’s impossible to pinpoint a cough just by how it sounds, there are some key differences to give you clues as to what’s going on. Here’s a guide.

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4 Things You Should Know About Zinc and the Common Cold

Zinc is often touted as a way to fight colds. But while research suggests it does work, there are some caveats.

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Coughing: You’re Doing It Wrong

Come on, people: Cover. Your. Mouths.

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This Year’s Flu Shot Is Only 23% Effective

U.S. health officials have hard numbers to back up their warnings that this season’s flu shots are less than perfect: A new study finds the vaccine reduces your risk of needing medical care because of flu by only 23 percent.

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The Weird Reason Why Colds May Be More Common in the Winter

Though it’s never been scientifically confirmed, conventional wisdom has it that winter is the season of sniffles.

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The U.S. Officially Has a Flu Epidemic, With 15 Children Dead Thus Far

Every state will likely have flu cases within the next few weeks, and more deaths are expected, said Dr. Michael Jhung, a medical officer in CDC’s influenza division.

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Why Social Butterflies May Be Less Likely to Get Sick

If you’ve packed your social calendar as full as Santa’s sleigh (and you love the thought of all that socializing) lucky you: You might be less likely to catch cold this winter.

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