Home > Medical > Cold and flu infection > You and flu You and flu All sections in Flu » About Flu » Bird flu and SARS » Health Tips » Multimedia » Flu News » Preventing Flu » Spreading the Flu » The 1918 Epidemic » The Flu Virus » Treatment » You and Flu Sleep soundly even when you're sick Sore throat. Stuffy nose. Wheezing cough. When you’re sick with a cold or flu, all you want to do is crawl into bed and sleep for a week or two. Bounce back after being sick If you're getting over being under the weather, it can be tempting to put the pedal to the metal on the road to recovery. Here's how to bounce back without risking a relapse. Flu myths and facts Many misconceptions about the flu virus and vaccine persist, despite the widespread impact of the disease and the benefit of vaccine. Ask CyberDoc » Test Do you need vitamin C? » Join Body Talk » Quiz Addicted to pills? » No Flu for you 10 foods to boost your immune system 'I had swine flu' South Africa's 13th swine flu patient is up and about and doing much better, thanks to quick action from his doctor. The age of killer germs It seems humans are losing the battle against ever stronger germs. Will our new superdrugs be up to the task of fighting these superbugs? Flu and the elderly More than 50 percent of the elderly with flu will develop respiratory infections, and more than 90 percent of deaths related to influenza occur in the elderly. Quotes and jokes about flu There is a lighter side of flu - yes, really. Flu and children How do you know whether your child has 'flu and not just the common cold? And how can you treat your child at home? A virologist has the facts. Flu and sport Forget about "sweating out" a cold or flu. The message is simple: do not train if you have the flu. Flu and smokers Smokers are definitely more likely to experience the adverse consequences of flu infections. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.