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How Severe Asthma Differs for Women

Research shows that the severity of asthma, including hospitalizations and mortality, are higher for women than men.

By Stephanie Stephens

Working Out with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer patients who exercise can improve their breathing, strength, and range of motion while reducing side effects, fatigue, and anxiety.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Your Flu Questions Answered

Can you get the flu after you’ve already had the flu? Is it too late to get your shot? We’ve tapped experts to answer these questions — and more.

By Stephanie Stephens

Quiz: Do I Have a Cold? The Flu? Allergies? Bronchitis?

Not sure how you should treat your symptoms? Take our quiz to help deduce what’s going on inside your body.

By Stephanie Stephens

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About This Year's Flu?

Find out whether it’s too late to get your flu shot, what your symptoms mean, and how long you’ll be sick with flu.

By Stephanie Stephens

How Sen. Rand Paul’s Chest Trauma is Affecting His Lungs

How a simple blow to the chest can result in a serious diagnosis.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

How to Pick the Best Flu Shot for You

Getting an annual flu shot will cut your chances of coming down with the illness by about half. HealthCentral talked to a flu expert about this year’s vaccine.

By Sue Byrne

Do You Know What’s Triggering Your Asthma Attack?

Many things that can set off an asthma attack. Here’s how to figure out what’s causing the problem and how to get the right treatment.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

How Much Do You Really Know About Allergies?

Take our quiz and test your knowledge about the cause and treatment of allergies.

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

Is It a Cold or the Flu?

When you’re suffering from nasal congestion and fatigue, it can be tough to determine whether you have an ordinary cold or something more serious like the flu.

By Sue Byrne