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November 4, 2022
What You Need to Know About RSV, Flu and COVID Right Now
Viral infections are leading to an uptick in hospitalizations. Experts share tips to keep yourself well.
October 20, 2022
Top 3 Tips to Avoid the Flu
Health care workers are on the frontlines of flu every day. Here’s how they stay healthy.
October 13, 2022
Home Remedies for Flu
Try some of these home remedies next time you’re feeling ill.
April 6, 2022
You’re Sick, Too?
An expert weighs in on why it feels like everyone is sick right now.
March 20, 2019
Antibiotics Are Not Effective Against the Common Cold
Parents cannot resist asking me if their child would benefit from an antibiotic when they are sick. So let me prescribe some advice about why we do and do not like to use antibiotics. Just over 40% of outpatient prescriptions are for antibiotics and yet half of these turn out to be unnecessary. Why? Antibiotics
February 20, 2019
Legends and Tall Tales About the Common Cold
We celebrate George Washington’s birthday this month, during a long cold and flu season. Much like President Washington, I cannot tell any lies – about these winter illnesses. Instead, I want to speak the truth about some rumors regarding the common cold. For example, parents ask me if you can catch a cold by being