It’s not always easy to distinguish between the common cold and the influenza virus. This year’s National Influenza Vaccination Week begins on Dec. 8, so now is the time to get informed before the flu season is in full swing!
Essentially, the flu and common cold are both respiratory illnesses caused by viruses. They also share similar symptoms such as fever, headaches and fatigue. However, because their treatments vary it is important to know how to differentiate the two. In this week’s Health Front Marja Martinez will be exploring the differences between the flu and the common cold and how to treat them.
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Another round of snow returning to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday and Wednesday will be a setback for travelers but a boon to ski resorts nearing the season's end.
The World Meteorological Organization announced on Monday that it is retiring Matthew and Otto from the list of Atlantic hurricane names after their deadly and destructive impacts during the 2016 season.
The unrelenting rounds of severe weather continue to take aim at the south-central United States with more damaging thunderstorms set to strike Tuesday into Wednesday.
Severe thunderstorms will continue to pound parts of the Tennessee Valley through Monday evening.
A dangerous, widespread heat wave will continue across India this week, putting millions of people at risk for heat-related illnesses.
Parts of central and northern Queensland remain on alert for the landfall of dangerous Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie early this week.
As winter comes to an end, so, too, is the United Kingdom’s lingering vegetable shortage.
Spring produces some of the most dangerous weather for some parts of the United States.