It is a good idea to run through a checklist of symptoms to be sure that what’s bugging you is the flu and not a common cold or bacterial pneumonia.
The flu shot is still the best defense against starting winter with coughs, sore throats, aches and fatigue.
Wash cold and flu germs down the drain with proper hand-washing techniques. Watch the video.
Wouldn't it be great if we could eat anything we wanted and then take a pill and be as healthy as can be?
Tailgating season is underway, and as football fans flock to games with their grills and favorite tailgating foods, they must keep in mind several food safety measures to keep from getting sick.
Each year more than one-third of adults 65 years and older fall. Of these falls, 20 to 30 percent result in injuries that reduce mobility.
For those who have experienced the pain of a "gallbladder attack," there is interest in knowing just what caused it and what can be done to prevent it from happening again.
Recent studies suggest that sitting at a desk all day can cancel out the health benefits of regular exercise. Watch the video.
Our lives can be very stressful and if we become accustomed to living with these feelings then we may not even realize how much it is affecting us.
Good consumers take the time to understand the products and services they are buying.
While we've all seen the image of a gray-haired, overweight man clenching his heart and gasping for breath, just as many women as men have heart attack.
No one wants to lose their ability to reason, think and remember people and places.
There is some debate about whether cooked or raw vegetables are better to consume. The short answer is — don't choose, have both.
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