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Dec 18, 2013; 8:00 AM ET
A storm that intensified throughout the day Tuesday reached New England with excessive force and spread several inches of disruptive snow across the region.
As flu activity starts to rise in parts of the country, about 40 percent of Americans have already received a flu shot this season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Humidifiers can alleviate common nuisances brought on by winter heating, but without regular maintenece, they can promote the growth of biological organisms in the home.
When a long, uninterrupted nap isn’t possible, fortunately there are a number of effective natural remedies to help ease the discomfort and speed a nasty cold on its way.
The sheer number of people, their interactions with animals and ecosystems, and the increase in international trade and travel are all factors that will likely change the way humanity deals with preventing and treating epidemics, experts say.
Vacation is about relaxing, and you don't want to start it with the sniffles and sneezes—or worse, a full-blown cold.
Stay germ free this winter. When it comes to colds, you know the drill.
Cold and flu season is just around the corner. Are you ready? Read on to check out some of the most surprising facts about colds and flus.
Bypass the misery of the flu with these simple rules to stay healthy.
Dec 16, 2013; 5:00 AM ET
Symptoms caused by the common cold can often resemble those associated with the influenza virus. So how do you differentiate between the two?