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Cold, Flu, & Cough Health Center

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  1. Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) - Topic Overview

    Dry coughs that continue after other cold symptoms clear or that occur without other symptoms may be caused by a variety of health problems. Some people start coughing when they breathe very dry,heated air. This can be caused by environmental irritation or allergies. This type of cough may be more noticeable when you first turn on your furnace in the fall,because dust and other irritants ...

  2. Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) - Topic Overview

    A productive cough helps clear mucus (sputum) and foreign material from the airways. Mucus may be made in the lungs because of bronchitis,pneumonia,or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Colds and allergies may produce mucus that drains down the back of the throat ( postnasal drainage ). Home treatment may be all that is needed to provide relief if you have a productive cough and ...

  3. How Not to Spread the Flu

    The flu is easy to spread. Here's how to avoid getting and giving it.

  4. 8 Natural Tips to Help Prevent a Cold

    Some simple steps can help prevent many colds, and perhaps even help ward off the flu. Learn more here.

  5. Causes and Evolution of Influenza (Flu)

    WebMD provides an overview of influenza, with an interesting historical perspective.

  6. Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) - Topic Overview

    Sore throats can be painful and annoying. Fortunately, most sore throats are caused by a minor illness and go away without medical treatment. Several conditions can cause a sore throat.

  7. Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) - Prevention

    There is no sure way to prevent a sore throat. But these tips may help.

  8. Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) - Home Treatment

    Home treatment is usually all that is needed for a sore throat caused by a virus.

  9. Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) - Preparing For Your Appointment

    A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Sore Throat.

  10. HIV/AIDS and the Common Cold

    If your immune system is weakened from HIV/AIDS, you need to guard against colds and flus - which can lead to more serious illnesses - with these tips from WebMD.

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