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Can you tell the difference between a cold and the flu?

Knowing the difference between a cold and the flu can make a big difference to how you plan your activities in the next week or two.


Giving illness the cold shoulder – or the heat treatment?

Can regular icy plunges boost the immune system? Can heat help your body sweat out toxins?


Feeling the cold more? This might be why

Your adult kids are wearing T-shirts and shorts – and so are the grandchildren. Meanwhile, you’re wearing long pants, multiple layers up top, and boots. What’s going on?

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Why some people feel the cold more than others

In winter, do you add layer after layer, only to see people wearing just T-shirts? Well, there’s a scientific reason why some people feel the cold more than others.


Sickies cost Australia $30 billion

Winter is here, and along with it comes the likelihood of Australian workers taking a ‘sickie’ – but it seems we’re not very good at using our sick days effectively.


Is it the cold or flu?

Many people who come down with a cold say they’ve got the flu. But the common cold and flu are not one and the same. So what is the difference?

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Stave off colds and flu

As the winter weather sets in, you might not be able to completely prevent colds and flu, but by keeping your immune system healthy you may avoid them.

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Man flu: the truth is out there

We call it ‘man flu’ – it is the scourge of generations of men the world over. We complain about it. We try to explain that it’s so much worse for us than them. Now science proves it.

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Home remedies

Learn how to cure a cold, vanish a hangover, relieve a headache and do away with jet lag with these incredible home remedies.