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From cold and flu symptoms to tips and tricks about illness prevention, explore your resources from the experts at Theraflu.

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How to Deal with the Stress of Unpaid Sick Days

Theraflu is partnering with licensed psychologist, Dr. Lisette Sanchez, to raise awareness and to offer support around the emotional impact on those without the right to paid sick days.

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Best Food & Drinks for a Sore Throat

A sore throat can make eating and drinking uncomfortable. Try these easy-to-swallow food and drink suggestions from Theraflu to help soothe your sore throat.

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Early Signs of the Cold and Flu

Learn how to recognize the early signs of the cold and flu with these tips from Theraflu. Discover how to relieve your symptoms quickly while you recover.

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How to Manage an Annoying Cough

Learn how to manage an annoying cough with this article from Theraflu. Find out what could be causing your cough and tips on how to relieve it.

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What Is Chest Congestion?

Learn the symptoms of chest congestion and how to relieve them with these tips from Theraflu. Discover the causes of chest congestion and remedies you can use.

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What Is a Headache?

Discover what is happening in your body when you have a headache. Learn tips from Theraflu on how to relieve your headache and how to prevent its causes.

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What Causes Body Aches?

Find out what causes body aches and how to treat them when you have the cold or flu. Theraflu has all the resources you need to find relief.

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What Is a Fever?

Read about different fever symptoms and how the flu & fevers are related with this article from Theraflu. Learn more about what a fever is and its causes.

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What Is Sinus Congestion?

Find out ways to remedy sinus congestion, what causes sinus congestion, symptoms and more with this article from Theraflu. Get relief from sinus congestion.

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What Is a Sore Throat?

Find out exactly what a sore throat is, what causes it, how to treat a sore throat, symptoms to look out for, and more with this helpful guide from Theraflu.

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What Causes Sneezing?

Learn how to stop sneezing, what it means when you sneeze, different causes, & more. If your sneezes are caused by a cold or flu, Theraflu can help.

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How to Relieve a Cough

Discover how to relieve a cough at home with these tips from Theraflu. Learn how a cold or flu can cause a cough and the steps you can do to ease it.

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Causes of Congestion in Chest

Learn about the causes of chest congestion and cough with Theraflu. Find out why you may have congestion in your chest based on the symptoms you might have.

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Home Remedies to Help Treat a Sore Throat

Learn more about what causes sore throats and finding relief from them.

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How to Clear a Stuffy Nose

Learn about how to clear a stuffy nose.

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How to Relieve Sinus Pressure

Learn about how to Relieve Sinus Pressure.

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What is Nasal Congestion?

Learn about nasal congestion as a symptom of the cold and flu.

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What Causes a Dry Cough?

Learn about what Causes a Dry Cough.

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Home Remedies for the Flu

Learn about home remedies for the Flu.

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Sinus Problems Guide

Learn about Sinus Problems Guide.

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What Is a Sinus Headache?

Learn about Sinus Headache.

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What is Dextromethorphan?

Learn about dextromethorphan, how it works, and how to effectively use it to alleviate cough symptoms from influenza and the common cold.

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How Lozenges Help Sore Throats and Coughs

Learn how lozenges can help sore throats and coughs with this guide from Theraflu. The ingredients in a lozenge can help your throat, but exercise caution.

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How to Deal with the Stress of Unpaid Sick Days

Theraflu is partnering with licensed psychologist, Dr. Lisette Sanchez, to raise awareness and to offer support around the emotional impact on those without the right to paid sick days.

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COVID vs. Flu vs. Cold

Learn about COVID vs. flu vs. cold symptoms with help from Theraflu. Gain a better understanding of the important differences between COVID, the flu and a cold.

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4 Foods and Drinks to Make When You Feel Sick

Learn about the best foods and drinks to make when you’re sick. Theraflu has a list of beverages and foods that may help relieve a cold or flu.

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Cold and Flu Season Tips

Discover Theraflu’s cold and flu season tips to lower your risk of getting sick. Learn how changing your diet, exercising, and cleaning more may help you.

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Should You Work Out When You’re Sick?

Learn if you should work out when you are sick. Discover Theraflu’s tips on exercising so that you can look your best even when you’re not feeling your best.

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Can You Drink Coffee When You Feel Sick?

Answer your questions about drinking coffee while sick with Theraflu. It can be hard to start the day without coffee, but sometimes it’s better to skip it.

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Should You Drink Alcohol When You Have a Cold?

Find out from Theraflu why drinking alcohol while sick can be a bad idea. If you’re not feeling well, you should think twice about drinking that glass of wine.

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What Causes Frequent Colds?

Find out why you have frequent colds throughout the year. Learn things you can change in your everyday life to lower your risk of getting colds.

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What Is a Head Cold?

Find out what causes a head cold, how it’s spread, and the possible treatments if you have one. Learn things you can do at home to relieve you of your symptoms.

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Reasons Your Cold Won’t Go Away

Find out why you can’t get rid of your common cold with this guide from Theraflu. Learn what you can do at home to relieve your symptoms until you fully recover.

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Is Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever True?

Find out if that old saying, feed a cold, starve a fever is true. Learn Theraflu’s tips on how to relieve your symptoms whether you have a cold or a fever.

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Is Zinc Good for Colds?

Find out if taking zinc is good for colds. Learn tips from Theraflu on what you can do at home and what you can take to relieve your symptoms of a cold.

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How Long Do Cold or Flu Symptoms Last?

Find out how long cold and flu symptoms last from Theraflu. Learn natural things you can do at home to relieve those annoying symptoms as soon as possible.

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How To Avoid Catching a Cold From Your Kids

Learn how to avoid catching a cold from your kids with Theraflu. Use these tips to keep you and  your family well while nursing a sick child back to health

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How Long Is the Flu or a Cold Contagious?

Discover how long the flu or a cold is contagious with Theraflu. Avoid spreading the flu and colds by learning how they spread and how to avoid infection.

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Getting Over the Common Cold

Discover tips and tricks for getting over the common cold with Theraflu. Learn more about what the common cold is and how to handle symptoms.

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Can Ginseng Cure My Cold?

Learn whether or not ginseng can cure your common cold with this article from Theraflu. Understand the science behind why ginseng might help with colds.

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Why Do We Get the Chills When We Have a Fever?

Discover all you need to know about the link between fever and chills with Theraflu. Learn about chills and sweats without fever, too, and what causes them.

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When to Call in Sick

Find out when you should stay home from work if you’re sick. Learn suggestions from Theraflu on how to determine if your symptoms are contagious.

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Cold and Flu Prevention

Discover methods from Theraflu for cold and flu prevention. Learn what you can do at home, in school, at work, and outside to lower your risk of getting sick.

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How to Treat Cold and Flu Symptoms

Get on the road to recovery with expert advice on how to treat cold and flu symptoms –including easy home remedies and over-the-counter medicines from Theraflu that help you find relief.

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At-Home Cold Remedies

Beat the common cold with our effective at-home remedies that can help you relieve your cold symptoms fast. Theraflu is here to help you feel better ASAP.

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11 Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep When You’re Sick

Get plenty of rest with Theraflu’s tips for getting a good night’s sleep even when sleeping with a cold. Find relief and ease your symptoms with Theraflu.

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Working From Home While Sick

Learn how to make working from home while sick more productive with these tips from Theraflu. With the right approach, you can power through your sick day.

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Cold and Flu: Do’s and Don’ts

Explore the do’s and don’ts with tackling the flu or a cold with Theraflu. Learn more about what commonly used tips work and what doesn’t work.

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Home Remedies to Help Treat a Sore Throat

Learn more about what causes sore throats and finding relief from them.

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What Causes a Common Cold?

Discover why the common cold is so contagious with this guide from Theraflu. Knowing how the common cold spreads can help you prevent getting sick.

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What is the Common Cold?

Learn more about common cold symptoms and treatments from Theraflu. It’s easy to mistake a cold for the flu—find out how to tell the difference.

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Share Your Home, Not Your Cold

Feel safe in the comfort of your own home with Theraflu’s simple tips and tricks for cleaning and sanitizing your home for the upcoming cold and flu season.

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Cold Vs. Flu: What Is the Difference?

Learn about the difference between the cold vs. the flu with this guide from Theraflu.

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How to Relieve Your Cold Symptoms

Learn how to relieve your cold symptoms.

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How to Stop a Cold When You Feel It Coming

Learn About How to Stop a Cold When You Feel It Coming.

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What are the Differences Between a Cold, the Flu, and Allergies?

Learn the differences between a cold, flu, and allergies to determine which one you have.

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First Signs of a Cold or Flu: Cold and Flu Symptoms

Learn how to recognize the signs of the cold and flu when the symptoms appear.

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How To Stay Hydrated When Sick

Learn why it’s important to stay hydrated when you’re sick.

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How to Treat a Fever

Learn about how to treat a fever

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What Is a Low-Grade Fever? Causes and Treatment

Learn about what Is a Low-Grade Fever? Causes and Treatment.

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How To Break a Fever

Having a fever is no fun, but with these tips and tricks from Theraflu, you can learn how to break a
fever and feel more like yourself again.

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What is Dextromethorphan?

Learn about dextromethorphan, how it works, and how to effectively use it to alleviate cough symptoms from influenza and the common cold.

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How to Deal with the Stress of Unpaid Sick Days

Theraflu is partnering with licensed psychologist, Dr. Lisette Sanchez, to raise awareness and to offer support around the emotional impact on those without the right to paid sick days.

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COVID vs. Flu vs. Cold

Learn about COVID vs. flu vs. cold symptoms with help from Theraflu. Gain a better understanding of the important differences between COVID, the flu and a cold.

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4 Foods and Drinks to Make When You Feel Sick

Learn about the best foods and drinks to make when you’re sick. Theraflu has a list of beverages and foods that may help relieve a cold or flu.

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Cold and Flu Season Tips

Discover Theraflu’s cold and flu season tips to lower your risk of getting sick. Learn how changing your diet, exercising, and cleaning more may help you.

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Should You Work Out When You’re Sick?

Learn if you should work out when you are sick. Discover Theraflu’s tips on exercising so that you can look your best even when you’re not feeling your best.

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Can You Drink Coffee When You Feel Sick?

Answer your questions about drinking coffee while sick with Theraflu. It can be hard to start the day without coffee, but sometimes it’s better to skip it.

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How to Clean Your House After the Flu

Discover tips on how to disinfect your house after the flu with Theraflu. Learn the ways in which you should disinfect high-touch surfaces within your home.

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How the Flu Shot Works

Learn how the flu shot works with help from Theraflu. Explore when and why you should get the flu shot as well as effectiveness.

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What Are the First Signs of the Flu?

What Are the First Signs of the Flu? With help from Theraflu, learn about the first three symptoms of the flu so you can help yourself earlier.

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How to Treat the Flu Early

Learn about fighting early flu symptoms from Theraflu. Read this article to find out how to fight pesky flu symptoms from the moment they start.

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Flu Recovery Timeline

Learn about the different stages of flu recovery from Theraflu. Read this article today to find out more about the flu and how long it lasts.

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Tips for Flu Recovery

Learn how to recover from flu with tips for flu recovery from Theraflu. From hydration to sleep, we'll have you on the way to flu recovery in no time.

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How to Avoid the Flu When Your Family is Sick

Learn how to avoid the flu when your family has it with Theraflu. Get tips on how to avoid getting the flu from family like disinfecting surfaces and more.

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Who Should Get the Flu Shot

Who should get the flu shot and who shouldn't? Explore medical guidelines on flu complications, including who should get a flu shot and why, with Theraflu.

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Flu Shot Benefits

Learn about flu shot benefits from Theraflu. Explore benefits of getting the flu shot and how it helps reduce flu infections, hospitalizations and symptoms.

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What to Drink When You Have the Flu

Find out what to drink when you have the flu with Theraflu. We cover cold and flu drinks to help you hydrate and recover when you are experiencing symptoms.

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How to Treat Flu Symptoms

Learn how to treat flu symptoms with tips from Theraflu. Treating flu symptoms can help give you some much needed relief as you start to recover.

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Is Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever True?

Find out if that old saying, feed a cold, starve a fever is true. Learn Theraflu’s tips on how to relieve your symptoms whether you have a cold or a fever.

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Early Signs of the Cold and Flu

Learn how to recognize the early signs of the cold and flu with these tips from Theraflu. Discover how to relieve your symptoms quickly while you recover.

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How Long Do Cold or Flu Symptoms Last?

Find out how long cold and flu symptoms last from Theraflu. Learn natural things you can do at home to relieve those annoying symptoms as soon as possible.

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What Causes the Flu?

Discover what causes the flu and how to lower your risk of getting it with these tips from Theraflu. Learn about the different types of flu viruses out there.

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How Long Is the Flu or a Cold Contagious?

Discover how long the flu or a cold is contagious with Theraflu. Avoid spreading the flu and colds by learning how they spread and how to avoid infection.

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What Is the Flu?

Learn more about the flu and how to know if you have it with Theraflu. Stay informed about the influenza virus and find out how you can ease symptoms.

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Why Do We Get the Chills When We Have a Fever?

Discover all you need to know about the link between fever and chills with Theraflu. Learn about chills and sweats without fever, too, and what causes them.

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When to Call in Sick

Find out when you should stay home from work if you’re sick. Learn suggestions from Theraflu on how to determine if your symptoms are contagious.

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Cold and Flu Prevention

Discover methods from Theraflu for cold and flu prevention. Learn what you can do at home, in school, at work, and outside to lower your risk of getting sick.

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Flu Shot Myths vs. Facts

Learn about misconceptions about the flu shot. Theraflu outlines flu shot myths vs. facts to help you protect yourself with the flu vaccine.

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Here Are the Facts About the Influenza Vaccine

Get all the facts about the Influenza vaccine without any of the myths or misconceptions. Theraflu is here to help you stay safe during flu season.

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How to Treat Cold and Flu Symptoms

Get on the road to recovery with expert advice on how to treat cold and flu symptoms –including easy home remedies and over-the-counter medicines from Theraflu that help you find relief.

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11 Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep When You’re Sick

Get plenty of rest with Theraflu’s tips for getting a good night’s sleep even when sleeping with a cold. Find relief and ease your symptoms with Theraflu.

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Strange Facts about the Flu Virus

Learn more on unusual facts about the flu with Theraflu. Discover facts about the flu that you may not have considered and tips to avoid spreading.

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How To Survive The Flu When You Have Kids

Discover tips and tricks on parenting while you’re sick with the flu with Theraflu. Learn about how to take care of your kids while taking care of yourself.

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Working From Home While Sick

Learn how to make working from home while sick more productive with these tips from Theraflu. With the right approach, you can power through your sick day.

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Cold and Flu: Do’s and Don’ts

Explore the do’s and don’ts with tackling the flu or a cold with Theraflu. Learn more about what commonly used tips work and what doesn’t work.

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Cold Vs. Flu: What Is the Difference?

Learn about the difference between the cold vs. the flu with this guide from Theraflu. Learn to distinguish between the two so you can treat your symptoms. 

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How to Relieve Aches in Your Body from the Flu

Learn about How to Relieve Aches in Your Body from the Flu

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Recovering from Fatigue After the Flu

Learn about Recovering from Fatigue After the Flu

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How To Stay Hydrated When Sick

Learn why it’s important to stay hydrated when you’re sick.

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How to Treat a Fever

Learn about how to treat a fever

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What Is a Low-Grade Fever? Causes and Treatment

Learn about what Is a Low-Grade Fever? Causes and Treatment.

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How To Break a Fever

Having a fever is no fun, but with these tips and tricks from Theraflu, you can learn how to break a
fever and feel more like yourself again.

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Does the Flu Have a Sudden Onset?

Learn if the flu has a sudden onset with Theraflu. Find out how quickly the flu can affect you and get tips on treating early flu symptoms from home.

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Why Do I Get Sick in the Winter?

Find out why people tend to get sick in the winter. Theraflu has a list of reasons why cold and flu season tends to be in the colder months.

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When Is Cold and Flu Season?

Find out when cold and flu season happens in your area with help from Theraflu. Learn more about what you can do to lower your risk of getting sick.

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Secrets to Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Protect yourself and your family this cold and flu season with Theraflu’s simple tips & tricks for staying healthy. Having these tips in your toolbox will make navigating the season a breeze.

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How to Avoid the Cold or Flu

Explore tips from Theraflu to help prevent the cold and flu virus this season. Catching the cold or flu can disrupt your daily life, but it isn’t unavoidable.

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How Cold and Flu Viruses Spread

Find out how cold and flu viruses spread with Theraflu. Learn helpful tips to protect yourself against the cold and flu viruses to minimize spreading.

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Understanding When to Use Antibiotics

Learn more about antibiotics and when you should take them.

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Do Hand Sanitizers Really Help Kill Germs?

Learn more about Do Hand Sanitizers Really Help Kill Germs?

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Should I Wear a Face Mask for Flu Protection?

Find out more about Should I Wear a Face Mask for Flu Protection?

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Best Drinks and Foods to Boost Your Immune System

A poor diet can lead to a weakened immune system. Try these healthy alternatives.

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Hand Sanitizing vs. Hand Washing—Which Should You Be Practicing?

Find out more about Hand Sanitizing vs. Hand Washing—Which Should You Be Practicing?

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11 Healthy and Delicious Chicken Soup Recipes

Discover chicken soup recipes that can relieve your cold or flu symptoms.

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HEALTHY WAYS TO TRAVEL DURING FLU SEASON

These tips and tricks will make you an expert on traveling safely during flu season.

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How to Wash Your Hands Properly – Tips for Proper Hand Hygiene

These tips and tricks will make you an expert on traveling safely during flu season.

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Tips for a Healthier Immune System

Discover things you can do at home to support your immune system.

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What Is Social Distancing?

When it comes to preventing the spread of certain contagious illness—whether you’re trying to keep yourself from getting the cold or flu or attempting to keep your own illness away from others—social distancing can be a valuable tool.

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How to Clean Your House After Someone Gets Sick

Discover tips on how to clean your house properly after someone gets sick.

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The Top Reasons to See a Doctor Annually If You Don’t Already

Find out why your yearly check-up is important, even if you’re healthy.

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How to Stay Healthy During Holiday Travel Season

These tips will put your mind at ease if you travel during the holiday season.

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Cold and Flu Prevention

Discover methods from Theraflu for cold and flu prevention. Learn what you can do at home, in school, at work, and outside to lower your risk of getting sick.

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Do Naps Help Kick Cold and Flu Faster?

Read about whether taking naps during the day can kick cold and flu symptoms faster.

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Managing Your Cough: How Theraflu Works on Coughs

Learn more about how to manage coughing with Theraflu.