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How do you know if you have the flu?

In the winter months it seems like everyone is sick, but not necessarily with the flu. There are some symptoms that overlap with the flu, like a cough with a common cold or vomiting with the stomach bug which have people second guessing their diagnosis!

The subtle art of calling in sick

You've spent the night in the bathroom after eating some questionable takeout food, and you're still feeling queasy. What are you going to tell your boss?

Keep your children safe when treating a cold

The common cold rarely has serious complications and it most often goes away on its own after a week or two. Though taking medication won't shorten a cold, it can make your little ones feel more comfortable by reducing the symptoms.

Drug-resistant salmonella from chicken sickens nearly 100

At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after coming into contact with a variety of raw chicken products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Twenty-one of the sick patients have been hospitalized, though no deaths have been reported.

Another orca sick, others pregnant

Another orca is sick and several others are pregnant in the critically endangered family of southern resident killer whales in the Pacific Northwest. 

What does your cough mean?

Is a cough making your life miserable? Don't blame your body; coughing is the only way your lungs can expel an irritant. The key is to figure what's causing it and then to get your lungs the help they need.

Keeping kids healthy in daycare

As many parents realize, bringing together small children at daycare builds character and social skills -- while also spreading germs.