Although it can be difficult to tell the difference between a cold and the flu, in most cases, symptoms of the flu are more severe and come on more suddenly.
According to the CDC, early data suggests that the 20142015 flu season may be severe. In early December, influenza A H3N2 viruses have been most common.
Proper handwashing is the single best way to prevent colds - so lather up and scrub away germs!
Many people swear by the dietary supplement zinc as an effective cold remedy. But is it truly the holy grail of relief as some say?
Upcoming vacation or business trip? You may be concerned about exposure to viruses on airplanes; but do you need to worry? Find out.
Sinus allergies can cause symptoms similar to the common cold virus.
Ear infections are common—especially in children. Learn what to do about these painful conditions that can sometimes affect hearing.
Did you know that using antibiotics incorrectly can prevent them working for future infections?