Why the Coronavirus is Worse than the Flu and When to Seek Medical Attention

Why the Coronavirus is Worse than the Flu and When to Seek Medical Attention

With its symptoms of high fever, cough and body aches — and its potential to be severe — the coronavirus…

Is ‘man flu’ a real condition?

Is ‘man flu’ a real condition?

Q: Do men really suffer more with the flu than women? A: I’d never heard of “man flu,” but according…

When a cough just won’t go away

When a cough just won’t go away

By Monique Tello, M.D., M.P.H. Harvard Health Blog Who has never had a cough? I bet no one can raise…

Decongestants can sometimes cause more harm than good

Decongestants can sometimes cause more harm than good

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve heard that nonprescription decongestants can have significant side effects. Is this true? ANSWER:…

Flu vaccination: Win some, lose some

Flu vaccination: Win some, lose some

If you got a flu shot last year and it didn’t work, don’t reject vaccination. During last year’s battle of…