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Taking an Antibiotic? Here's How to Stay Safe

Follow these tips to help you get well and avoid contributing to antibiotic resistance.

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Best Flu Shot for Folks 50 and Up

The flu can make you really sick very quickly. But getting an annual flu shot will cut your chances of coming down with the illness by at least half.

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Deadly Sepsis Cases on the Rise, CDC Reports

Sepsis can be deadly. While some patients develop the condition while in the hospital, 80 percent of cases are acquired outside of the hospital. Here’s how to stay safe.

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How to Treat a Sore Throat

If cold like symptoms accompany your sore throat, a virus is the likely culprit and an antibiotic won’t help. Here’s what to do instead.

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How to Treat a Sinus Infection

A sinus infection can trigger nasal congestion and discharge, as well as a host of other symptoms and can last as long as a month, though most cases resolve within a week. Here’s how to find relief.

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Why Sepsis Can Be Deadly

We tend to think of a hospital as a place to go to get better. But many patients who develop sepsis do so after being admitted to a hospital.

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Do You Know How to Treat the Common Cold?

There are Dos and Dont’s when it comes to treating the common cold. Do you know how to most effectively get through the sneezing?