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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.
Exactly How Contagious Is the Flu?
And how long do you need to quarantine yourself if you have it?
Is It Too Late to Get the Flu Shot?
Flu season isn't even close to over.
Can You Get the Flu Twice In One Season?
This year's flu season is NO joke.
What You Need to Know About the Spike In Mumps Outbreaks
2016 was the worst year for mumps in a decade—and 2017 isn't looking any better.
When Is Flu Season? Right Now—and It's Far from Over
*Retreats to plastic bubble*
Doctors Are One Step Closer to a Vaccine for Pneumonia and Sinus Infections
Buh-bye cold and flu season?
How to Get Rid of a Cold Lighting Fast
Byeeee. Come back never.
Is Your Really-Freaking-Hard Workout Making You Sick?
The answer might surprise you.
This Immune-Boosting Smoothie Bowl Will Ward Off Winter Colds
Winter is coming—and so is cold and flu season.
The Republican National Convention Is Making People Sick...Literally
An outbreak has left many people sick
Do You Have a Stomach Bug, or Was It That Food You Ate?
Answer: They both suck.
The Awesome Way Tattoos Boost Your Health
New research suggests that just like working out, the more you get inked up the stronger your body will be.
Why You Really Cough After a Tough Workout
No, you're not crazy for thinking you're hacking up a lung after every long run or tough HIIT session.
Natural Sore Throat Remedies That Aren't Drops
These quick-relief options taste so much better.