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Should I Work Out If I Have a Cold?

It’s the age-old question of — sleep it out, or sweat it out? Which is the best for your body to heal?

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4 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

With these simple strategies you can increase your chances of staying healthy during cold and flu season.

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When to Skip an Antibiotic

When you’re ill, it’s understandable to want to shorten your misery by taking an antibiotic. Here’s why that’s not always such a good idea.

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How to Treat the Common Cold

As many as 200 different viruses can cause colds, so no one drug exists to cure one. Taking antibiotics will neither prevent sinus infections nor improve cold symptoms. Here’s what to do instead.