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…

Ask the Harvard Experts: Do I Need an Antiviral Drug to Treat Flu?

Ask the Harvard Experts: Do I Need an Antiviral Drug to Treat Flu?

Q: If I get flu-like symptoms, how do I know if it’s really influenza or something else? If it really…

What is Keto Flu?

What is Keto Flu?

Harvard Health Blog Many people have decided to try the ketogenic diet for weight loss. The most recent evidence shows…

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…

Methods for taking a child’s temperature vary with age

Methods for taking a child’s temperature vary with age

By Sue Hubbard, M.D. Throughout the year, especially during flu season, the questions surrounding how to take a child’s temperature…

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…