Colds and Infections - Caregiving

Is the Flu Different for Women and Men?

Due to evolutionary factors and hormones, one sex is more prone to a miserable bout of the flu.

Acute vs. Chronic Sinusitis: Understand Your Condition

For many, sinusitis means uncomfortable symptoms that may require the right treatment to overcome.

Health by the Numbers: Colds

The average adult will suffer as many as four colds a year. Here's a look at the condition by the numbers.

Health by the Numbers: Influenza

Every year, 5 to 20 percent of U.S. residents get sick with the flu. Here's a look at the disease by the numbers.

Health by the Numbers: Heartburn

Occasional heartburn isn't dangerous, but if it occurs on a frequent basis, it could indicate a more serious health condition. Here's a look at heartburn by the numbers.

Taking Your Child to the Hospital?

Care for your child with confidence with these 10 tips.

Sure Shot? Understanding the Flu Vaccine

Are you thinking about getting a flu vaccination this year? Learn about the risks and rewards.

Infections in Cancer Patients: How to Prevent Them

When a cancer patient develops an infection, it's a serious health problem. Understand how infections usually start and how to recognize or prevent them.

Understanding Ear Infections

Ear infections are very common in children. Here, a guide to their symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

Dispelling the Top 10 Meningitis Myths

Meningitis has made big headlines, but do you know the whole story behind this contagious disease? Here, we debunk the condition's 10 most common myths.

HIV/AIDS: Myths vs. Reality

More than 25 years since scientists discovered AIDS, myths about the virus still abound. Here, we dispel the top eight misconceptions.

Understanding Hepatitis C

Get the facts on this chronic liver disease, from causes and symptoms to prevention and treatment.

Understanding Epstein-Barr

A guide to one of the most common and overlooked human viruses.

Understanding Avian Flu

Find out why this emerging disease could become a global pandemic.

Keeping Toddlers Germ-Free

Getting children clean may seem like an impossible task at times, but teaching good hygiene while they're young will start a lifetime of healthy habits.

Understanding Superbugs

Drug-resistant bacteria are becoming a global health crisis. How did this happen?

The Top 5 Hospital Risks

Find out how to protect yourself from medical errors, complications, and other hospital hazards.

Pinkeye Survival Guide

Want to soothe your pinkeye symptoms, or stop conjunctivitis before it starts? Check out our survival guide.
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