Posted in January 2012

How to know if you have a cold or the flu

How to know if you have a cold or the flu

(Originally published in the Medavie Blue Cross Health News newsletter) Do you have a cold? Or perhaps it’s the flu? The flu (influenza) and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses but they are caused by different viruses. Because these two types of illnesses have similar symptoms, it can be difficult to differentiate between them. … Continue reading