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The subtle art of calling in sick

You've spent the night in the bathroom after eating some questionable takeout food, and you're still feeling queasy. What are you going to tell your boss?

Protect yourself from noroviruses this winter

The winter season is known to cause many illness outbreaks particularly because people shut themselves indoors with others to escape the cold, and some of the most persistent and contagious illnesses include noroviruses.

What to eat when you're sick

Cold and flu season is shifting into high gear. Find out what foods you should eat when you're sick to feel better.

Drug-resistant salmonella from chicken sickens nearly 100

At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after coming into contact with a variety of raw chicken products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Twenty-one of the sick patients have been hospitalized, though no deaths have been reported.

What does your cough mean?

Is a cough making your life miserable? Don't blame your body; coughing is the only way your lungs can expel an irritant. The key is to figure what's causing it and then to get your lungs the help they need.

Tips for your New Years Day hangover

If you are one of the many people planning to celebrate the new year with a few drinks or glasses of champagne, you may want want to take steps to prevent a morning hangover. Hangover symptoms include headache, fatigue, nausea and dizziness several hours after heavy drinking.

Keeping kids healthy in daycare

As many parents realize, bringing together small children at daycare builds character and social skills -- while also spreading germs.