flu

Discounting Some Popular Misconceptions about Getting Sick
On Christmas day I had relatives come to my house, they were coughing and looking sickly. I asked them to leave because I didn't want to catch whatever they had. I didn't, but my wife, child and dad all got what was later discovered to be the flu. I got on the web to check what could be done to avoi…
5 Helpful Tips to Avoid Catching the Flu
Unless you’ve been hiding out under the covers shivering, nursing a fever and clutching your achy bones, you probably know this has been a brutal flu season.
What you may not know is there are measures you can take to avoid the flu -- and most of them are pretty darned simple. So, wha…
Brace Yourself, the Flu Season Memes Are Here
It's that time of year, when you give everybody who coughs on the train a dirty look and tie your hands to your waist with elastic to keep from accidentally touching your face until you've had a chance to wash them under soap and water for at least three minutes. That's righ…
Study Links Flu During Pregnancy to Autism
What exactly causes autism is still uncertain, but researchers are investigating the possibility that a mother having the flu while she is pregnant may increase the likelihood of her child being born with the condition.