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  1. Flu Symptoms

    Do you know how you might feel with flu symptoms? Learn more about the symptoms of flu and what to expect.

  2. Flu Shot: Influenza Vaccine and Side Effects

    Flu vaccines really do prevent flu in infants, children, and adults. WebMD explains the reasons to get a flu shot each year, what kind to get, and who should not get one.

  3. What Puts You at Risk for the Flu?

    What puts you at risk for flu? WebMD tells you who is likeliest to catch the virus and why.

  4. Types of Flu

    Learn more from WebMD about different strains of flu and how they can be prevented.

  5. What is FluMist?

    WebMD answers your questions about FluMist, a nasal spray flu vaccine that may help you prevent the flu this year.

  6. Hand-Washing - Topic Overview

    Hand - washing is a simple and effective way to help prevent diseases, such as colds, flu, and food poisoning.When to wash your handsWashing hands:Often, especially during cold and flu (influenza) season, can reduce your risk of catching or spreading a cold or the flu.Before and after preparing or serving food reduces your risk of catching or spreading bacteria that cause food poisoning. Be ...

  7. Fever Care for Young Children

    Try these tips to help your feverish child.

  8. Cold and Flu: Keeping Your Child Hydrated

    Here are tips on getting your sick kids the fluids they need to prevent dehydration.

  9. Are You Making Your Cold Worse?

    Some common mistakes can make your cold symptoms worse -- or prevent you from getting better.

  10. Motion Sickness - Topic Overview

    What is motion sickness?If you've ever been sick to your stomach on a rocking boat or a bumpy airplane ride, you know the discomfort of motion sickness. It doesn't cause long-term problems, but it can make your life miserable, especially if you travel a lot.Children from 5 to 12 years old, women, and older adults get motion sickness more than others do. It's rare in children younger than 2.Motion sickness is sometimes called airsickness, seasickness, or carsickness.What are the symptoms?Motion sickness can cause:A general feeling that you're ill.Nausea.Vomiting.Headache.Sweating.Symptoms will usually go away soon after the motion stops.What causes motion sickness?You get motion sickness when one part of your balance-sensing system (your inner ear, eyes, and sensory nerves) senses that your body is moving, but the other parts don't. For example, if you are in the cabin of a moving ship, your inner ear may sense the motion of waves, but your eyes don't see any movement. This conflict

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