31 March 2016

News you should know


5 immune-boosting tips

As winter sets in, colds and flu seem inevitable. However, having a healthy immune system could turn you into one of those people who "never get sick".

Experts caution against antibiotics for colds and flu

Antibiotics are ineffective against the common cold, bronchitis, sore throat or sinus infections, so don't ask your doctor for them.

Where cold and flu germs hide in your home

When it’s cold outside and we’re cooped up indoors in dry stagnant air, cold and flu germs spread quickly and easily.

If there is something else you'd like to know about colds and flu, pop a question to our Flu expert!



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