Sudden fever, body aches, headache, respiratory symptoms? Seek medical care promptly.
Cold and flu viruses compete for precious resources in your respiratory tract, making it less likely you'll develop one if you have the other.
A vaccine today boosts your odds of staying healthy in the chilly months ahead.
After seven years, lung failure patient asks her doctors, “Am I still the sickest patient you ever had that lived?”
The flu bug hit 3-year-old Jase so hard he ended up on life support, fighting for his life.
This year's dose is about 50 percent effective against the predominant flu strain, vastly outperforming last year's formulation.
Flu season is ramping up. Luckily there’s still time to get vaccinated. But do it soon.
Flu season is upon us. Now is the time to protect yourself and your loved ones—and the little one on the way.
One scoop into a container of dip is more than enough. A second dip with a half-eaten chip or veggie? That's a recipe for disaster.
Prevention is key—public health officials urge Americans to get an annual flu shot, to protect both yourself and those around you.
New "biomarker" can be used to indicate a person's susceptibility to flu viruses.
Children with influenza have a 37 percent higher chance of not responding to their breathing treatments.
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