Colds and Infections - Treatments

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.

7 Contagious Skin Conditions

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

What You Need to Know About Hepatitis C

Half a million Americans die every year from complications related to this chronic disease. And 76 million more are at risk. Here is what you need to know.

4 Questions and Answers About Kampo Medicine

Introducing traditional Japanese medicine.

The Four Worst Infectious Diseases In The U.S.

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

Battling Antibiotic Resistance: A New Weapon

Antibiotic resistance is a serious problem, but researchers have developed a promising new approach.

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.

15 Ways to Protect Yourself From Winter's Biggest Health Threats

A Cold Weather Guide to Staying Safe (and Warm!)

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.

Cold or Flu? 10 Ways to Feel Better Fast

Ten tried-and-true home remedies for those days when cold and flu symptoms have you feeling miserable.

5 Top Congestion Fighters

You're congested, and you're miserable. But you don't have to let a little cold slow you down. Here are five remedies to try and one remedy to avoid.

How to Avoid an Asthma Attack When You Have a Cold

Make sure your cold is just about coughing and sneezing, not wheezing.

Consider Becoming a Platelet Donor

Many patients undergoing chemotherapy are in need of platelets. Here's how you can help.

8 Ways to Soothe a Sore Throat

No Rx needed! Here are great remedies that bring relief fast.

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.

How to Recover From the Flu

If you're down for the count with influenza, here's how to get yourself up and going again.

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.

The Facts About Chronic and Recurrent Yeast Infections

Feel like you're dealing with yeast infections all the time? Learn more about this common problem.

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?
 
 

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