Laid up with 'man flu'? It's real, researcher says

Don't doubt it: "Man flu" is real, or so says one Canadian researcher who was "tired of being accused of overreacting."


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Does chicken soup really help fight a cold?

We all know the grandmotherly wisdom of serving chicken soup to someone with a cold, but does this particular meal really have medicinal properties? Could slurping up chicken soup save me a trip to the local pharmacy?


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Best and worst exercises to do when you have a cold

If you're feeling under the weather, exercise may be the last thing you feel like doing -- and it's true that when your body's already under a lot of stress, making it do more work isn't always a good idea.


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Flu season soars in the United States, especially in the South

After a slow start in October, flu season in the United States is gaining speed, particularly in the South.


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America's healthiest and least healthy states

Despite years of efforts to even out health disparities across the United States, some states are dramatically healthier than others, according to a new report.


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