Is That Safe to Eat?

It’s not just what you eat that can pose a health danger, but also how it’s prepared. Take this quiz to test your food safety smarts.
Nancy Monson

Is It Really a Cold? Or Something Nastier?

What masquerades as a cold may be something more serious. This mini-checkup is designed to help you distinguish between the real thing and clever dissemblers that, if they get out of hand, could actually land you in the hospital.

Do You Know How to Treat an Ear Infection?

Earaches are a tricky ailment to diagnose, especially in children. As a mom, you want the pain in your child’s ears to go away as quickly as possible, and so sometimes you elect for the quickest treatment, even if it’s not the best option. Here are a ...
Allison Bush

Is it a Cold? The Flu? Allergies? Bronchitis?

At certain times of the year, it can be very difficult to tell what’s causing your coughing, sneezing, runny nose, chest congestion or other symptoms. Find out what may be ailing you and what to do about it. Adapted from The American Academy of Famil...

Do you Know These Cold and Flu Facts?

Do chicken soup and Vitamin C really work against colds? Can being cold cause you to catch a cold? Think you know the facts about cold and flu? Take this quiz and find out!
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The Facts on Treating the Common Cold

Feed a cold… starve a fever… drinking milk makes more mucus… There are many myths masquerading as facts on cold remedies and treatments. Get the facts on how to manage your cold.

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