U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Colds

Antibiotic Use and Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem. Get tips to use antibiotics wisely – for your health, your family's health, and the health of those around you.

Review Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Common Cold

General information about the common cold including symptoms, causes, transmission, prevention, treatment and diseases associated with the cold virus. Some information on research included also.

Review Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014

NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – NIAID

Is It a Cold or an Allergy?- (PDF)

This page provides information on treatment, prevention and complications associated with colds and allergies.

Review Date: Friday, November 02, 2012

NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – NIAID

Is It a Cold or the Flu?- (PDF)

A checklist of symptoms designed to assist you in determining which of these health problems you may have.

Review Date: Friday, November 02, 2012

NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – NIAID

Self-Care Flow Charts: Cold and Flu

Learn how to treat the symptoms of a cold or flu and when flu- or cold-like symptoms could indicate the need to seek professional help.

Review Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014

American Academy of Family Physicians

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