Extreme heat and humidity are in the forecast for Madison this week.
Wash your hands! You’ve probably been hearing this since you were a kid, but it’s one of the most important, and simple, ways to avoid getting sick.
When a Cough Isn’t Just a Cough Cough, Cough, COUGH. Got a cough that just won’t leave you alone? Most coughs are a symptom of an upper respiratory infection—such as a cold or the flu—and can only get better with time. However, sometimes a cough is a sign of a more serious health issue. But […]
Remember that bad summer cold that many of us have experienced at one time or another? There’s a really good chance it was an enterovirus infection. Enteroviruses are very common, with 10 to 15 million infections in the US each year. They usually cause mild illness, if they make people sick at all. But the […]
There is no cure for the common cold. Hard to swallow isn’t it? (No pun intended if you’re suffering from a sore throat). If you catch a cold, you can expect to be sick for one to two weeks, and unfortunately, there is no cure. “But surely a doctor can give me something to make […]