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You've got a stuffy nose, a sore throat, and a pounding headache, but how do you know if it's a cold or the flu?

Cold, Flu, and Sinus News

  • Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Most babies and young children don’t need medicines if they have a cold, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. Over-the-counter (OTC) cold and cough medicine should not be given to children younger than 2 because they could cause serious and potentially deadly side effects, the agency warned. American adults [...]

  • Early Trial Promising for Ebola Vaccine

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears to be safe and produces an immune system response that could protect people against the deadly virus, according to early clinical trial results reported by the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The success of the phase I clinical trial for the [...]

  • Study Uncovers Vultures’ Gastronomical Secrets

    TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Vultures have developed highly specialized ways of dealing with the toxic bacteria they ingest when eating dead animals, researchers report. The new research investigated the different types of bacteria found on the faces and in the guts of 50 turkey vultures and black vultures in the United States. On [...]

  • Restroom Hand Dryers Spread More Germs Than Paper Towels

    Those air-blown hand dryers in public restrooms may spread far more germs than conventional paper towels, a new study suggests.

  • Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man’s Brain Yields Genetic Secrets

    FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Scientists say they’ve mapped the genome — the genetic “blueprint” — of a tapeworm extracted from a British man’s brain, in hopes it might help others with this very rare infection. As reported Nov. 21 in the journal Genome Biology, the tapeworm was removed from the brain of a [...]

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