Cold & Flu Health Center

For many people, cold and flu have become an inseparable pair, like salt and pepper or New Year's and weight loss. Walking down the "cold and flu" aisle of any drugstore, you will find stacks of bright boxes with bold claims of help for those suffering from a cold or the flu.

Since the two illnesses share some similar symptoms, and both come during "cold and flu season," the two often run together in people's minds.

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Introduction to RSV: Very few things are more frightening than watching a small baby struggle to breathe. What is just a common cold to an adult can be a major threat for some small babies. What is it? RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, is the most important respiratory infection of early childhood. The virus lives …

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