Colds & Flu
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Cold and flu are common and affect most people many times during their lives. To learn more on effectively treating and preventing colds or flu, follow this board or visit our Health24 Colds & Flu centre:
Is it true that you should feed a cold and starve a fever?

A nurse uses a spouted cup to feed a patient in the sunshine of an open air 'ward' of Broomfield Sanatorium, Chelmsford. This patient has been ordered complete bed rest, and so cannot sit up to drink.

Experimental drug shows promise against dangerous viruses

Coronaviruses infect birds and mammals, and include severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).

Flu shots may not always work for obese people

Research indicates that immune cells that guard against the virus don't function properly in obese individuals.

SEE: How long the flu virus lasts in your body

SEE: How long the flu virus lasts in your body

Does green mucus mean you’re infectious and need antibiotics? | Health24

The most contagious phase of a cold is early in the 'runny nose' phase – not later when the secretions become coloured.

Flu shot may extend type 2 diabetics' lives

Flu shot may extend type 2 diabetics' lives

Flu shot during pregnancy protects newborns for 8 weeks

Having the flu while pregnant can be more than just uncomfortable — it can also lead to severe complications. Here's how to prevent and treat it if you do get sick to keep both you and your baby safe.

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Love yourself and love your body. You should never do a workout because you hate the way you look. You should always work out because you love your body and you want to be the happiest, healthiest version of you.

Here's why it's impossible to keep your eyes open while sneezing

researchers reveal how far those germs in your cough and sneeze can really travel - ABC Online: ABC Online Australian…


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