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The flu season lasts throughout fall and winter. In the US it starts in October and usually goes until the end of February.
Of course, vaccines and proper hand washing are important. But so are Vitamin D, turmeric, elderberry and other infection-fighters.
The flu is a serious illness that infects millions of people each year. Your best line of defense against the flu this season is to get vaccinated.
Contrary to popular belief, the flu shot cannot give you the flu. However, you may experience some side effects after getting vaccinated.
If you have a runny nose, it's probably caused by either a case of allergic or nonallergic rhinitis. Here's how to stop it.
Border Patrol has never vaccinated the migrant children it apprehends. Doctors say it’s time for that to change.
Officials say children are in the facilities for too short a time, and vaccination programs are too vast and complex for the limited staff on hand.
Flu season is approaching in the US, and with it, a redesigned flu vaccine is here. After last year's shot performed so poorly, proving itself only 25% effective against some of the nastiest strains of the flu, infectious disease experts and drugmakers have reformulated the 2018-2019 vaccine.
There are several research-backed steps you can take to fight off both viruses — whether you're already sick or just trying to defend yourself.
If you're looking for something that could actually help reduce your symptoms and the length of your cold, studies suggest that zinc — not vitamin C — is best.
Turns out mom was right: Chicken soup *is* good for a cold.