Colds and flu 101: Cutting through the mystery can help ease your misery
Is it the flu or just a cold? Knowing the difference can help you decide when to stay home and when to see a doctor. Illustration by Troy Becker / The Forum
Receiving a flu shot
You might call it the bus test.
For those who have trouble distinguishing the misery of a cold from the misery of the flu, Dr. Dan Dahl offers a few words of help.
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