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How to Get Ready for Flu Season

The flu season starts in early fall and lasts until late April and sometimes into May every year. Because cold weather leaves many people indoors and in close contact with others, the flu spreads readily from even the most simple of human contacts. However, there are steps you can take to prevent fl...More...

Cold & Flu Season Tips

According to FluFacts.com, there are an estimated 25 to 50 million cases of the flu reported in America each year. The flu does not usually progress into any life-threatening diseases, but it can be more serious if caught by an infant, an elderly person or someone with preexisting health problems. ...More...

The Best Way to Treat the Flu or Cold

Both a cold and the flu can make you feel awful. A cold, a viral infection that affects the upper respiratory tract, can cause sneezing, sore throat, stuffy or runny nose and congestion. The flu, short for influenza, is also a viral infection in the respiratory tract and causes many of the same symp...More...

Ear Infections-When To Call a Doctor

For ear infections, call your health professional immediately if your child has a severe injury to the ear, sudden hearing loss, severe pain, drainage from the ear, dizziness, or your child seems to be very sick with symptoms such as a high fever and stif...More...

Influenza (Seasonal Flu)-Treatment Overview

In most healthy people, influenza will go away in 7 to 10 days. The worst symptoms usually last 3 to 4 days. Home treatment to ease symptoms and prevent complications is usually all that is needed....More...

U.S. Now Recommends Flu Shots for All

U.S. health officials broadened national flu vaccination recommendations while acknowledging that fears of a potential bird flu pandemic have complicated their efforts....More...

Where's the Flu? Get Ready

Official CDC flu data shows low flu activity throughout the U.S., but Google Flu Trends suggests high flu activity in Kentucky, Nevada, and several U.S. cities. Google's unofficial data is about 2 weeks ahead of CDC....More...

Officials: Stay Calm on Swine Flu Vaccine

It's "not a situation that calls for panic," said DHS Secretary Napolitano in a news conference with HHS Secretary Sebelius held to sooth U.S. frustrations over swine flu vaccine....More...

Chest Congestion Cures

Chest congestion is a typical symptom of a cold, flu or respiratory infection. And although most cases of chest congestion are mild, moderate to severe congestion can result in a chronic cough and wheezing. But fortunately, there are ways to quickly improve chest congestion and expel mucus from the ...More...

Swine Flu and Pregnancy

If you're pregnant, be proactive about swine flu. Take action to help prevent it and guard against serious problems for you and your baby. Learn more from WebMD....More...