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cold and flu


Frequent hand washing and avoiding touching the face are indisputably the most important intervention for reducing the risk of infection with the common cold. Even so, consumers will be seeking …

The number of Australians taking cold, flu and allergy medication has risen by almost 3 million in a decade While the rate of Australians’ overall medication consumption has risen only …

Pharmacists are a prime source of advice on treating common winter ailments such as cough and cold symptoms, says Leanne Philpott Winter ills are typically managed through self-care but when …

New research has found a way of identifying bacterial or viral infections – a breakthrough that could stem the problem of antibiotic resistance Researchers from The University of Queensland and …

The Northern Hemisphere flu season is highlighting the importance of Australians receiving the quadrivalent vaccine as the best possible protection against the 2016 flu season, says The Terry White Group. …