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Cold Symptoms

6 Signs It's More Than A Cold

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Acosta Scott Medically reviewed by Niya Jones, M.D., MPH When you're under the weather, it can be tempting to skip going to the doct...

Does Cold Medicine Work on Kids?

Howard J. Bennett, M.D. | Posted 06.10.2013 | Parents
Howard J. Bennett, M.D.

Research has repeatedly shown that cold medicines don't work for children younger than 6, and they provide only a negligible benefit for those 6 to 12.

Sarah Klein

Are You Too Sick To Go To Work?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.16.2012 | Healthy Living

In today's workplaces, a day off is a true luxury. With mile-long to-do lists and a frighteningly-high number of un- or under-employed hopefuls ready ...

QUIZ: Is It A Cold, The Flu Or Allergies?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Late February doesn't seem like it should be prime flu season, with spring just a few weeks away, but the 2011/2012 flu season has just now officially...

Is It A Cold? The Flu? Allergies? What Your Symptoms Mean

Health.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With flu season in full swing, it's important to know what ails you (so you can help stop the spread by staying home). But how do you really know if...

7 Natural Cold Remedies: What Really Works?

health.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Bob Martin says he hasn't caught a cold in years, not since he discovered Echinacea and Goldenseal. For the past decade, the 60-year-old teacher fr...

Working While Sick? Even Doctors Do It

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — Junior doctors quickly learn that exposure to patients' germs is part of the job, but a study suggests many are returning the favor. M...