News tagged with cold and flu season

Cough and sneeze into elbows, not hands

NSW Health authorities should withdraw advertisements urging people to cover their coughs and sneezes with their hands and instead tell people to use their inner elbow, according to a letter to the editor ...

Apr 01, 2013
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Cold or flu? Visit your doctor, not the ER

During cold and flu season, most of us inevitably will experience one or more acute illness. Fortunately, most acute problems are treatable without hospital admission. With that in mind, doctors say it is important to seek ...

Jan 18, 2013
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Tips on exercising, or not, when you are sick

Stuffy noses, hacking coughs and aches all over—cold and flu season has arrived. Though your body may be aching and your nose running like a faucet, it can be difficult to decide if you should continue your exercise routine ...

Nov 08, 2012
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Busting common myths about the flu vaccine

(Medical Xpress)—With cold and flu season upon us, many companies have geared up for what is predicted to be a busy flu season producing 150 million doses of the influenza vaccine, up 17 million from last ...

Oct 09, 2012
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