Is It a Cold, the Flu, or a Sinus Infection?

These respiratory infections share similar symptoms, but a few subtle differences can tip you off.

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5 Myths and Facts About Vitamin C

Everything you need to know about this essential nutrient.

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Lack of Sleep Dramatically Raises Your Risk For Getting Sick

Getting six hours of sleep a night makes you four times more likely to get a cold compared to those who sleep more than seven hours a night, finds a new study.

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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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