Sleep probably gets less credit than it should for battling illness since much of its work is under cover.
This year the predominant strain is h3N2, which has been shown to be more virulent than other kinds.
Scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotics that can kill a wide range of dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria.
Wait, what? Hugs can help fend off bugs? New research suggests hugging could be a key front-line defense for our cold-, flu-, and winter-battered immune systems. Trace embraces the findings.
Deaths from flu are on the rise, prompting the CDC to say the country is at an 'epidemic threshhold.'
The death toll is rising, but the number of new cases is slowing, says the World Health Organization.
They might share many of the same symptoms, but the cold and the flu really are two very different things, starting with what causes them. Trace explains what you can and can't do when either of them comes calling your name.
One of the dominant flu strains infecting people now is a mutated form that the flu shot may not protect against.
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