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Influenza - "the flu" - is a common viral respiratory infection. Most people who get the flu will recover within one or two weeks, but some people may develop dangerous complications such as pneumonia. Find out what you can do to prevent - and treat - the flu. For additional health information, please talk to your Costco Pharmacist.


Do-It-Yourself Cold Relief

So, you caught a cold. Not surprising, considering that adults catch an average of 2 to 4 colds each year and kids suffer through 6 to 10 of them. What now?

Shopping list for cold season

During cold season, you may be tempted to stock your medicine cabinet, but perhaps you should stock up your pantry, too. more...

Tips for clearing congestion

When a cold takes hold, try a few do-it-yourself approaches to relieving your congestion symptoms. more...

Introduce your nose to the neti pot

Find out about what a neti pot is, how to use one, and how it can give you relief from sinus symptoms. more...

Humidifiers: 8 things to know before you buy

Considering buying a humidifier for your home this cold and flu season? Which type will you choose? more...

Colds and flu: when to call in sick

During cold and flu season, you may be unsure about when you should call in sick from work. Here are some signs that you'd be better off resting and recuperating at home. more...


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