In-depth

Breast-feeding and medications

When you're breast-feeding, medications aren't necessarily off-limits — but caution is important. Get answers to common questions about breast-feeding and medications.

Chicken soup: Can it cure a cold?

Chicken soup: Can it treat a cold?

Cold remedies

Cold remedies have been around nearly as long as cold viruses. But do any of these remedies really work? Find out.

Cough

An occasional cough is normal and healthy. A cough that persists for weeks signals an underlying problem.

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Hand-washing tips

Have a cold? Common sense rules

Have a cold? Fight back with humidity

Have a cold? Fight it with fluids

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

How well do you wash your hands?

Humidifiers

Humidifiers can provide soothing relief of dry skin, asthma and other conditions during the winter months. But don't let yours become a household health hazard.

Nasal congestion

Nasal congestion: Causes and when to see a doctor.

Runny nose

Runny nose: What's causing your sniffles?

School health tips

Sleep deprivation

Think getting by on a few hours of sleep is no big deal? Think again.

Soapy debate: Antibacterial or regular?

Stuffy nose? Try saline spray

Vitamin C: Can it prevent colds?

Watery eyes

Tearing that goes beyond a happy or sad moment can stem from a variety of causes, from hay fever to more serious conditions.

Zinc: Does it work for colds?

Apr. 17, 2013

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