Was Your Mom Right? Study Suggests Being Cold Might Foster a Cold

Scientists may be proving Mom right: Your odds of avoiding a cold get better if you bundle up and stay warm.

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All About the Scary Throat Emergency That Nearly Killed Sarah Silverman

What is epiglottitis, and what are the symptoms? An MD shares the need-to-know facts.

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Should You Take Tamiflu? Here’s What to Know

With flu season still in full swing, we’ve gathered the facts on this pricey and controversial drug.

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This Is the Day of the Week People Feel Sickest

Nope, it’s not Friday or Monday.

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Getting Over a Cold? Try This Light and Energizing 15-Minute Workout

With a mild case of the sniffles, a little exercise could be just the energy boost you need.

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Flu Season Continues to Be Mild in the U.S.

This year’s flu season continues to be a mild one, with low rates of hospitalizations and flu-related deaths.

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What Your Mucus Color Says About Your Health

Can you really tell how sick you are from the color of your mucus?

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Patient-to-Doctor Spread of Bird Flu Reported in China

Deadly H7N9 bird flu can, in certain situations, be transmitted person-to-person in hospitals.

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Babies Should Get Flu Shots, But Too Few Do, According to the CDC

Only about four out of 10 U.S. babies aged 6 months to 23 months are getting vaccinated against the flu.

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Most Bronchitis and Sinus Infections Don’t Need Antibiotics, CDC Says

Antibiotics are not needed for adults who have the common cold, bronchitis, sore throat, or sinus infections.

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