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Flu Remedies

Preventing And Treating Influenza With Natural Medicines

Alan R. Gaby, M.D. | Posted 03.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Alan R. Gaby, M.D.

Vaccinations and antiviral drugs are not the only options available for preventing and treating influenza. There is some scientific evidence that that certain nutrients and herbs may also be useful.

Influenza: The Fast-Track Virus

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 01.17.2013 | Health News
Nancy Rubin Stuart

By spring, strains of the speedy influenza virus will evolve again as virologists race against next season's deadline to create a new vaccine. For all the wonders of modern medicine, nature always seems to be one step ahead of human ingenuity.

The 'Chicken Noodle Soup Index': How We Know The Flu Is REALLY Bad

Posted 01.17.2013 | Healthy Living

As we've reported extensively this week, the latest government and epidemiological data shows that this year's flu is the worst in years. When measure...

9 Natural Ways to Prevent the Flu This Winter

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Deirdre Imus, author and environmental health advocate With the holiday spirit come and gone and 2013 already entering its third w...

How to Not Get Sick

Chloe Spencer | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Chloe Spencer

Everyone seems to be getting sick right now! In fact, it is very common to get sick during the transition between seasons. So while summer's currently turning into fall, which I'm very relieved to say after all this miserable heat, you should be taking extra precautions to protect your health.

WATCH: Surviving Cold And Flu Season

Posted 01.25.2012 | Fifty

When you're buried under tissues suffering from a cold or the flu, you may feel like nothing will help you feel better. Luckily, "The Doctors" has com...

Homeopathy: A Time-Tested Treatment For The Flu

Larry Malerba, D.O. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Larry Malerba, D.O.

A well-chosen homeopathic prescription serves to reinforce the self-healing capacity of the body by boosting the immune system.

The Easiest Way to Prevent Colds and Flu

Bill Gottlieb | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Gottlieb

Is there any way to make yourself less vulnerable to the cold and flu? Yes, says a study published on June 14 in the open access online medical journal Plos One.

Next Time You are Sick, Take out the Vinegar

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

I recently was laid up with tonsillitis, which came with a very high fever -- it actually reached 105.4 (go to the hospital if your fever stays this h...

Don't Self-Diagnose Colds And Flus

Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Rock Positano

"Runny nose, sore throat, sneezing and a low grade fever are the typical symptoms of a common cold", says Dr. Steven Magid, associate professor of med...

The Flu That's Swept The Nation: Symptoms, Vaccines And Relief

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Thanks to a particularly virulent strain of the flu, this year's flu season has been one of the worst doctors can remember. Packed emergency rooms, e...