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Fever-Reducing Medications May Spread the Flu
When people start to run a fever from the flu, they often turn to medications like ibuprofen to bring the fever down. But it seems this common strategy might be dangerous.
Surprising Side Effects of OTC Meds
If you are using over-the-counter medications, stay aware of these fifteen common side effects.
The Benefits of Drinking Tea
Tea comes in four varieties and can provide a host of health benefits. Here are some of the potential health benefits of drinking tea.
Why Water Should Be Your Favorite Drink
Are you drinking enough H2O? Find out why you should make water your favorite drink. 
Interactive Flu Forecasting Website Now Live
Want to know how many flu cases are forecasted for where you live? There’s now an interactive website that shows predicted flu trends across the US.
Flu Hospitalizations Trending in Young Adults
As the new year begins, a more detailed picture of the current flu season is developing. The season is now in full gear with over half of US states reporting widespread flu activity.
Flu Vaccine Bonus for Babies
Receiving quality prenatal care means ensuring that you protect both yourself and your unborn child from disease. One recommendation for this is getting the flu vaccine.
Fever Possible When Multiple Vaccinations Were Given
Vaccinations are given to protect children from common ailments. A new study found that the risk of fever may increase when two of these vaccines are administered at the same time.
Swine Flu Cases Seen in Texas
With flu season in full swing, the seasonal influenza might be on a lot of people's minds. One strain of swine flu is causing infections in some parts of the country.
Healthy Holiday Tips
With most of the country already in the heart of winter, here are some tips for staying healthy this holiday season and into the new year.