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Colds and flu
Colds are caused by more than 200 different viruses, so it’s no wonder we seem to get them so often! The flu, on the other hand, is caused by different strains of a single virus called influenza.
Got a cold or the flu? Antibiotics are not the answer!
Each November, World Antibiotic Awareness Week aims to increase global awareness about the proper use of antibiotics. This is an important initiative because misuse of antibiotics is leading to the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Given that November is prime season for respiratory infections, you can do your part by learning to identify situations where antibiotics are not the answer.
I’m healthy. Do I need to get vaccinated?
Preparing yourself for vaccination
The flu vaccine – Are you concerned about side effects?
During flu season, prevention is key!
Are folk remedies effective against a sore throat?
Colds and flu: Tips to protect your loved ones and relieve your symptoms
Cough and cold products for infants are pulled from the market
La menace de la grippe
L’échinacée contre le rhume : moins efficace chez les enfants que chez les adultes
How long is a cold contagious?
There is an effective way to prevent infections!
Winter pains & pitfalls
Guide for a healthy winter
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