Colds and Infections - Symptoms

All About Lyme Disease

Approximately 30,000 cases of Lyme are reported in the U.S. each year. Here are six questions and answers about the infection.

The Dangerous Parasite Lurking in Cat Litter

It's called Toxoplasmosis and it can cause severe problems during fetal development if a woman contracts it immediately before or during pregnancy.

Zika: What You Need to Know

Seven questions and answers about this scary illness.

7 Diseases You Can Get at the Salon

Tips for avoiding everything from burns to bacterial infections.

7 Contagious Skin Conditions

The symptoms may sound scary, but most of these conditions can be successfully treated with simple medications.

The Four Worst Infectious Diseases In The U.S.

These common illnesses can have devastating effects. Learn how to protect yourself from them.

Emerging Infectious Diseases: Is There Cause for Concern?

Should you be concerned about Chikungunya, Ebola, and EV-D68 here in the US?

Staph Infections 101

The 411 on this common bacteria.

Chagas Disease: 6 Questions and Answers

The facts you need about this infectious disease.

Flu and Cold Forecast 2014-15: 6 Tips for Staying Healthy

Are you ready for winter?

Surviving Norovirus

Learn more this stomach virus, and how to prevent and cope with its unpleasant effects.

5 Ways to Deal With Post-Nasal Drip

Five tips to cope with the nagging cough and sore, itchy throat that come with this common and bothersome condition.

Mono Myths and Facts

When it comes to the so-called "kissing disease," it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. Get the right information right here from a medical professional.

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.

A Closer Look at Bronchitis

A nagging cough, low-grade fever, and pain or tightness in the chest may signal bronchitis. Here's how to tell for sure.

A Closer Look at Laryngitis

Here's why you may have lost your voice...and how to find it again.

How to Protect Your Family From Pneumonia

Here's what you need to know about this inflammatory lung disease, from causes and symptoms to treatments and prevention tips.

What You Need to Know About Shingles

Once you have chickenpox, you won't get them again, right? Not quite. You could develop shingles, a painful skin condition caused by the same virus as chickenpox.

Mononucleosis: Learn the Basics

This common virus can last for weeks, or even months, and may leave you feeling exhausted. Learn how to deal with the symptoms.

Meningitis: Know the Facts

Be aware of the warning signs of this potentially deadly disease.

Acute vs. Chronic Sinusitis: Understand Your Condition

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

7 Natural Remedies for the Flu

Did you know some of the best fixes for flu-related symptoms can be found right in your home?

Is It a Cold or the Flu?

Your head aches, your eyes hurt, and you're sneezing, coughing, and experiencing chills. Is it a bad cold, or could this be the start of the flu?

The Sepsis Epidemic

An estimated 750,000 Americans get sepsis each year and 28 and 50 percent will die from the infection. Who's at risk for sepsis, and what can be done to prevent it?

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.

7 Ways to Manage Rosacea

Rosacea, which often causes constant redness in the face, can be frustrating and difficult to treat, but there are steps you can take to manage the condition.

5 Great Sick-Day Foods

Stuck at home with a cold? Find comfort with these soothing foods.

4 Easy Ways to Fight the Flu

There are several steps you can take to reduce your risk of infection.

Should You Call in Sick?

How sick is too sick for work? Follow our cold and flu guidelines.

Does Being Intimate Affect Your Immunity?

A healthy love life will bring you closer to your partner and strengthen your relationship. But can it improve your overall health and protect you from illness?
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