New research estimates that at least 20% of primary care prescriptions for antibiotics in England are 'inappropriate'.
GPs and pharmacists in England are being advised to order a different type of flu vaccine ahead of next winter.
If you are ever in the habit of pinching your nose while closing your mouth to stifle a sneeze, be warned – you could do yourself a serious injury.
Colds aren't usually serious but can be a drag. So is there anything you can do to avoid a cold making life miserable?
Why do I keep getting colds? Learn more from Dr Rob Hicks.
How do I get rid of a blocked nose or clear a blocked nose? Learn more from Dr Rob Hicks.
What does mucus do? Why is it important? Should you be concerned if mucus changes colour? Get the truth about mucus and learn why it has unfairly got a bad name.
Scientists say they have successfully trialled a painless microneedle patch that could safely be applied at home as an alternative to a flu jab.
Get tips on cleaning your home to stop colds and flu spreading.
Scientists are pouring cold water on the notion that warm is better than cool for ridding our hands of bacteria.
Is man flu a real thing? Do men really suffer worse cold and flu symptoms than women? BootsWebMD asks the experts.
Get tips on avoiding colds, flu or tummy bugs on planes and cruise ships.
Antibiotics can’t cure the flu, but they can help with certain flu complications. When can antibiotics help, and when could they hurt?
When should you keep your sick child home from school?
If you've got to look good despite your cold symptoms, these beauty secrets will save the day
Having a cold is miserable and when you are part of family, if one of you gets a cold, often all of you will catch it. Don't panic! Here are five tips that can help stop a cold from spreading.
Cold and flu symptoms can keep you from getting a good night's rest when you need it. We talked to experts for advice on how to sleep better.
You’re not feeling your best. Should you exercise when unwell or opt out? Here are some tips on how to decide.
Is there any truth in the words of wisdom your mum gives about colds? Are her homespun remedies spurious, or do they have a grain of science behind them?
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