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For parents, the symptoms of a viral illness are worrisome in infants and young children. Learn about a lower respiratory viral infection called bronchiolitis and symptoms to watch for in children.
Common myths about the flu may keep you from taking the necessary steps to protect yourself from the illness. Learn the truth about lowering your risk — starting with the annual flu vaccine.
Discover strategies for staying healthy during winter festivities. From staying hydrated to conquering stress, you can enjoy the holiday season without compromising your well-being.
Preventing illness during the cold and flu season starts with the who, what, where, when and why of handwashing. Teach your children about hand hygiene with these tips.
Signs of fall and winter are appearing, temperatures are cooling and cases of flu, strep throat and RSV are increasing. Read four things to know during this year's upper respiratory infection season.
A Mayo Clinic expert shares what you need to know about expiration dates for at-home COVID-19 tests. Find out if these tests can detect new COVID-19 variants and what to do if the test is positive.
The FDA approved a COVID-19 vaccine that targets current variants. A Mayo Clinic expert explains who should get this vaccine and if it can be given at the same time as the annual influenza vaccine.
The FDA has approved a vaccine for pregnant women and infants to provide protection against respiratory syncytial virus. Here's what you need to know to protect your family from RSV.
The CDC recommends taking steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes in areas where malaria outbreaks are reported. Learn how to protect against malaria and vector-borne diseases.
A Mayo Clinic expert shares how to safeguard yourself and your loved ones from West Nile virus, mainly transmitted through mosquito bites. Learn preventive measures you can take to avoid mosquitos.
Your lungs work hard. Having clean air helps prevent illness and reduces the transmission of airborne viruses. Here are some ideas for improving the air quality in your home.
Unsure if you have flu or COVID-19? Symptoms can be similar. Find out what to do, and how to self-manage symptoms and use the Check Symptoms tool.