What to Eat When You Have the Flu

If you’ve ever heard the old adage “Feed a cold, starve a fever,” you may be inclined to forego food when you have the flu. But forget what you’ve heard. Healthy food is exactly what your body needs to stay strong enough to fight off the bug that’s got you down.

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Flu vs. COVID-19: Can You Tell the Difference?

Both viruses can both make you feel lousy, with symptoms like body aches, cough and fever. But COVID-19 is associated with other symptoms, too, like diarrhea, vomiting and a loss of taste and smell. Here’s a look at other key similarities and differences.

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Why Does Everyone Seem to Have a Cold Right Now?

When the pandemic descended, we all tried our best to fend off COVID-19 by adopting precautions like masking, increased hand-washing and we mostly kept the common cold at bay, too. Now, though, colds and other sniffles are on the rise again.

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15 Simple Winter Safety Tips for Kids

Winter can bring lots of family fun — whether this involves sledding and romping around in the snow or just hanging around together at home. Here are a few ideas for parents to keep their kids warm, healthy and safe during winter.

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