Tag: cold


Know The Difference Between The Common Cold And The Flu

This is the time of year when it would seem that so many persons around us are coughing, sneezing and stuffiness. Not every sniffle and runny nose means you have the “cold”. Sinus issues, allergies namely hay fever (allergic rhinitis), the common cold, and influenza are frequent diagnoses made by the family doctor. In fact, because these ailments are so […]


Preparing For The Winter Bugs

Sore throat, Common Cold, and the Flu During the cooler months of the year, it is not unusual to experience sore throat, the cold and flu. There are many circulating viruses which cause illnesses at this time of the year. It is at this time (autumn) that we need to scale up the public education and encourage persons to get […]