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Cold, Flu, & Cough Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Cold & Flu

  1. Doctor Talk: A Glossary of Flu Terms

    Medical terms related to the flu can be confusing. Here are brief definitions for common terms you may hear from your doctor or friends.

  2. How Does the Flu Affect Older Adults?

    Learn the facts about flu in older adults, including strategies for prevention and treatment.

  3. 10 Tips to Ease Flu Symptoms

    Sick with the flu? Here are 10 simple tips to ease your flu symptoms and get you back on your feet quickly.

  4. Top 10 Questions About the Flu

    What's the difference between a cold and the flu? Do you need a flu shot? What else can you do to prevent the flu? Find answers to frequently asked questions from WebMD.

  5. Flu Emergency: When to Call a Doctor

    Learn about serious flu-related complications and when to seek care for symptoms of a flu emergency.

  6. Do You Have a Cold or Flu?

    Do you have a cold or the flu? WebMD's symptom chart can help you find out.

  7. Flu Tests for Children

    How do you know if your child has the flu or another virus? WebMD tells you about the tests your health care provider may perform.

  8. Kids' Cold Medicines: Guidelines

    Aside from a lack of evidence that cold and cough medicines are effective, over-the-counter drugs may be dangerous for children. WebMD explains which drugs to avoid.

  9. Is It a Stomach Flu or Influenza?

    Is it stomach flu -- officially called gastroenteritis -- or influenza? Learn the differences so you can treat your symptoms properly.

  10. Understanding Sore Throat -- the Basics

    Get the basics on sore throat from the experts at WebMD.

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