Posts Tagged 'Cold Medications'

Is it a Cold, or the Flu? When You Should See a Doctor

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Winter is here—and with it, colds and flu run rampant. Everyone gets sick from time to time, and it can be difficult to decide when to see a doctor for a routine illness. If you head to urgent care and your illness turns out to be nothing more than a cold, you’ll be sent home with instructions to rest and take lots of fluids, and you’ll end up getting billed (and traveling to the doctor’s office) for nothing. However, some illnesses are more serious than others, especially if you’re older. While colds rarely develop into something more, the flu can strike (yes, even after a flu shot) and become very dangerous. You may want to seek medical attention as soon as possible if you think you have the flu. Here’s how to spot some differences between a cold and flu, and how to look for symptoms that should make you pick up the phone and call your physician.

Posted by Audrey Willis Feb 10, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

How to Face Drug Testing While on Cold Medications

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It’s no wonder drug testing is so commonplace these days that most people don’t think twice about taking them, believing that there is nothing to worry about. What a lot of people don’t realize, though, is that any cold medications they may be taking could actually affect a drug test.

This is true for two reasons.

Posted by John Lewis Jan 25, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment