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Can You Have Coronavirus and the Flu at the Same Time?

Is it possible to contract both coronavirus and the flu at once? Experts weigh in on whether or not people can have the two illnesses at the same time.
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We Don't Name Diseases After Places Anymore

Coronavirus has ushered in a new way of life for all of us and a new worldwide policy in its name.
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Preparing For Coronavirus Without Panicking

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread to 34 countries so far. That doesn’t mean we need to panic just yet (or ever), but it is smart to be prepared.
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Foods That Could Help You Avoid The Flu

These foods may help you avoid the cold or flu.
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Do Surgical Masks Prevent You From Catching a Cold or Flu?

Picures show many people wearing surgical masks in the wake of the coronavirus, but do they work in protecing you fromc atching a virus?
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Cold Medications That Actually Work

When you’re feeling awful because of a cold, you just want something to make you feel better, at the very least temporarily. Unfortunately a lot of remedies are placebos, but some things in the drugstore work better than others. Experts chime in and guide you through the medicine aisle for remedies...
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Grape Juice Will Not Prevent You From Catching A Cold Or The Flu

Nobody wants to get sick. But as fall progresses and winter on its way the likelihood of you catching a virus increases and that leads us to seek out advice from the Internet. It is home to many reports about grape juice’s ability to fend off the violent virus that re-appear each year during cold...
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6 Expert Recovery Tips to Help You Manage the Flu

Flu season is officially here. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. This can infect the throat, nose and sometimes lungs. RADIO.COM interviewed Dr. Janette Nesheiwat, a medical correspondent and medical director of City MD, who says the best way to prevent the...
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Cleaning After The Cold or Flu

The flu season is here and there's a good chance someone in your home will become a victim to its agony. Chances are that if one member of your family catches the cold or flu, someone else will be next. But you can minimize that risk with proper cleaning. The good news is that a whole-house...
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Nasal Flu Vaccine Now Recommended For Children

Although the weather hasn't changed much from summer, it is time for this year's flu vaccine. In a change of recent policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) both say the nasal spray, along with a flu shot, are equally recommended for...
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