Common Cold

Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
North Texas Pediatricians On Look Out For Rare Respiratory VirusNorth Texas doctors say it’s just a matter of time before a virus sweeping the Midwest makes it way here. The rare respiratory virus is called “enterovirus 68” and it mimics a summer cold.
New Website Tracks Sickness Via Social MediaWith the recent drastic temperature changes many North Texans may be starting to feel under the weather. But did you ever wish you knew what illnesses were going around your neck of the woods before they got to you?
Finding Flu-Fighting Foods They're not on the level of hand-washing and flu vaccinations, but there are some foods that can boost your immunity to help you fight the flu.
Study: Pack Sanitizer Before Checking In To HotelsIf your summer vacation plans include a hotel stay, you may want to pack an extra supply of hand sanitizer—and maybe even some disinfecting wipes.
Doctors: Mild Winter Equals Severe Allergy SeasonMaybe it hit you over the weekend or perhaps a few weeks ago regardless, if you’re itching, sneezing, have a runny nose and watery eyes -- you’re not alone. Medical experts say the mild winter means allergies are and will be much worse this year.
FDA Cracks Down On Untested Cold MedicinesThe Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it will remove roughly 500 unapproved cold and allergy medications from the market as part of an ongoing crackdown on ineffective prescription drugs.
Doctors Say RSV More Severe In 2011Seven-month-old Rider Mathine is usually a happy baby. "If he's fussy, I know something's wrong," said his mother Ricki.
Got A Cold? Study Says Echinacea Won't Help MuchGot the sniffles? The largest study of the popular herbal remedy echinacea finds it won't help you get better any sooner.
Preventing The Common Cold & A Looming Cure?Two separate studies are bringing new hope that one day, perhaps even in the coming decade, humanity may defeat the common cold.