10 hrs ago
The Common Cold Pictures Slideshow: 10 Prevention Tips
The common cold usually involves symptoms including runny nose, cough, sore throat, and sneezing.
22 hrs ago
Taranaki Daily News
Flu levels up on last year, six in hospital
Six people have been admitted to Taranaki Base Hospital's ICU with serious flu-like symptoms and needing help to breathe.
For Healthcare Marketers, Content Is the Prescription
We've all been there - Googling a laundry list of symptoms out of concern that our cough and runny nose could be something more serious.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak
Hand, foot and mouth disease is making a comeback this year and doctors in the southern tier are seeing an outbreak.
New compound destroys cells that make you sick
No one likes the sniffling, sneezing, headaches and fevers a cold or virus brings on - but now one scientist says he may have cracked the code, creating a new compound that destroys cells that make you sick.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Achoo: Seasonal allergies on the rise
Seasonal allergies, otherwise known as "hay fever" has nothing to do with hay nor fever.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ghanaians advised against abuse of drugs
Mr George Hedidor, Principal Pharmacist at the National Drugs Information Resource Centre, has advised Ghanaians against misuse and abuse of drugs especially antibiotic drugs.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
KKCO-TV Grand Junction
Students may contract back to school plague
School is a breading ground for illness and if your kid is feeling under the weather and comes home with common cold symptoms like sniffles, watery eyes or a sore throat experts suggest keeping them home, but to prevent the cold practicing good hygiene is key.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Boulder's Grillo Center: Watch out for these blisters
Q: I've been told to watch out for hand-foot-and-mouth disease in my children this time of year.
The Sampson Independent
Whooping cough cases spike
There have been nearly two dozen confirmed cases of whooping cough in Sampson County, prompting continued warnings of symptoms and steps to heed in controlling the highly contagious respiratory disease.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Is it 'man flu'? Is it 'woman flu'?
Office half empty due to sickies, with the other half sniffling and coughing? Kids constantly bringing home bugs from school? If you think this winter is worse than usual for flu, you're right, say researchers.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Check kids' immunizations before school
A state health official recommends parents check the immunizations of their pre-teens and college freshmen before the school year gets underway.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Sinus infections can cause a host of troubles
Q. Can a sinus infection give you a toothache? I can write from personal experience on this one.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
KBCI CBS 2
Idaho officials say whooping cough is increasing
Public health officials are seeing an increase in the number of whooping cough cases caused by a wave of anti-vaccination theories they say are risky and unfounded.
Zinc for the common cold
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Mon Aug 04, 2014
America'S Ebola Response is 'Madness'...
Editor's note: This is the first of a series of columns on the Ebola epidemic by radio talk-show host Michael Savage, who has a Ph.D. in epidemiology.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Computational biologists develop program for diagnosing hereditary illnesses easily
In the case of a cough or a sore throat, the doctor can usually diagnose a common cold immediately.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
The Sampson Independent
Sampson seeing rise in whooping cough cases11:43 am
Several counties in North Carolina have seen increases in the number of whooping cough cases, also known as Pertussis, over the past few months.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Uptick in hand, foot & mouth disease cases in Madison
Doctors say they're seeing an unusual increase in cases of hand, foot and mouth disease among children in the Madison area.