Cold and Flu

Cold and Flu: Treatment

Colds and the flu generally go away on their own without treatment in 7 to 14 days. However, many medications can help relieve cold symptoms and flu symptoms. Read these tips to make an informed choice among the many available options.
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Cold and Flu: Definition

The cold days of fall announce the start of cold and flu season. Although both of these respiratory infections are caused by viruses, their signs and symptoms are different. Learn about the difference between colds and the flu and how to treat them.
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Cold and Flu: Prevention

Does exposure to cold temperatures, stress or cigarette smoke make us more likely to catch a cold or the flu? Although research on these questions is inconclusive, you can still prevent these infections by keeping the viruses at bay. Find out how.
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Cold or flu: Quiz

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