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How Long Can Cold and Flu Germs Live On Surfaces Like Doorknobs and Subway Poles?
*Breaks out the hand sanitizer.*
New Science Says Chocolate Fights a Cough Better Than an Rx Medication
Chocolate really does solve all problems.
9 Ways to Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling, According to Doctors
Show those germs who’s boss with these clever hacks.
What Is Emergen-C and Does It Actually Work?
To chug or not to chug.
Woman Contracted Rare, Fatal Brain-Eating Amoeba from Using Neti Pot with Tap Water
This could make you think twice before using one to clear out your congestion.
41 Percent of Americans Don't Plan to Get the Flu Shot, Despite Last Year's Deadly Flu Season
80,000 people were killed by the flu in 2017.
Is It OK to Work Out When You're Sick?
Follow these rules if you're deciding whether or not to sweat it out.
More Than 80,000 Americans Died from the Flu Last Year—Here's How to Protect Yourself This Season
And more than 80,000 Americans died last year. Learn how to protect yourself.
A Maryland College Student Died from a Dangerous Strain of Adenovirus
Adenovirus has also been linked to the deaths of 11 children in New Jersey.
Why Do Some People Die From Pneumonia?
With the news of Kim Porter's recent death, learn what makes a person more at risk.
People Are Hanging Eucalyptus In Their Showers for This Surprising Reason
And it's not just because it looks pretty.
The FDA Just Approved a New Flu Treatment for the First Time In 20 Years
This is the first new approved treatment in 20 years.
The Best Way to Fight a Cold
Hint: It's not cold medicine.
Natural Sore Throat Remedies That Aren't Drops
These quick-relief options taste so much better.
How to Disinfect Your Phone During Cold and Flu Season
Heads' up: Your phone is covered with germs.
The Scientific Reason Why Your Colds May Be Worse Than Everyone Else's
According to a new study, the bacteria living in your nose could be to blame.
What's the Deal with FluMist, the Flu Vaccine Nasal Spray?
You need to read this if you're scared of needles.
How Early Should You Get the Flu Shot?
The flu shot is officially available nationwide right now—a sure sign summer is ending.
This Is the Germiest Place at the Airport
Pass the hand sanitizer, please.
What You Need to Know About the New Flu Vaccine Guidelines for 2018
Yep, it's really that time of year again.
Why Summer Colds Are So Awful—and How to Feel Better ASAP
Including what to do if you get one.
Apparently There's an New Antibiotic-Resistant "Nightmare Bacteria" Sweeping the U.S.
It's resistant to all currently available antibiotics.
This Child's Death Is a Somber Reminder That Flu Season Still Isn't Over
A 5-year-old boy from California recently died from the infection, highlighting the lingering threat.
7 Immune-Boosting Supplements for a Healthier Winter
Because, flu season.
How to Keep the Flu from Turning Into Pneumonia
As if flu season could get any worse.
Americans Should Be Taking More Sick Days
This is NOT healthy, you guys.