| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Lil Wayne was reportedly released from an L.A. hospital Monday after a nearly weeklong stay that set off a social media frenzy regarding the rapper's health.
Mack Maine, president of Lil Wayne's record label, wrote late Monday on Twitter that the rapper...
| Jan 30, 2013
When a young child comes down with a cold — congestion, a scratchy sore throat and runny nose, maybe with greenish goo — many parents head straight for the drugstore for a bottle of children's cold medicine.
It's worth it...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Dear Pharmacist: What are some suggestions to avoid catching cold this season? — R. P. Albany, New York
Dear R.P.: The common cold has been around for eons, even though it has morphed a bazillion times. It's brilliant at outsmarting us. This is...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:24 AM
It began for Nellie Hyacinth Davis with a cough.
"I had this terrible cough," said Davis, 79. "But I didn't get no tightness or nothing where I could say it's my heart."
Barely able to breathe, she eventually ended up at Georgia Regents Medical...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 5:38 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Sniffling, groggy and afraid she had caught the flu, Diana Zavala dragged herself in to work anyway for a day she felt she couldn't afford to miss.
A school speech therapist who works as an independent contractor, she doesn't...
| Jan 23, 2013
I used to balk at parents who obsessed about keeping their children away from germs and potential illnesses over the winter. I rolled my eyes when friends declined invitations to social gatherings where runny-nosed children might also be present, and I...
| Jan 23, 2013
Flu season is upon us, and it's been a rough one. If you haven't had the flu this winter, chances are you know someone who has. So, what should we do to keep ourselves from getting it? Some folks are packing their own "flu survival kits," while others are...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 9:21 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - If you or your child are feeling sick, and know it's not the flu it could be another illness that is going around.
It's very contagious and children, mostly young children, get sick with it the most.
It's called RSV.
| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:54 PM
"The body aches and the cough were horrendous!" Danny Embrey says as he brings in a prescription to Barney's Deep Discount Drugs. "I've still got a little bit of a cough I can't kick after five days."
Embrey says fortunately nobody in his family had to...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:07 PM
When the Ravens square off with the Cleveland Browns in the second game of the season, their defense won't have to account for wide receiver Josh Gordon in coverage.
Gordon is suspended for the first two games of the regular season without pay,...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:52 AM
When Tom Sizemore answers the phone in his Miami hotel room, the tough-guy actor of the iconic 1990s films “Saving Private Ryan," "Natural Born Killers" and "Heat" begins speaking in a chain of short-burst, non sequiturs, interrupted by coughing and...