Have you ever wondered what happens after a phlebotomist draws your blood? When you visit a Health Network Laboratories' patient service center, your blood starts a journey of which most patients are unaware. This is the second video in a series that looks at where your blood goes.
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The flu and the common cold are both contagious, respiratory illnesses caused by viruses that are not affected by antibiotics. Knowing the differences between the flu and a cold can help you or your loved ones avoid the hospital.
The first sign you may have more than the common cold is a sudden, fast onset of symptoms. The flu is notorious for its ability to suddenly make people feel like they’ve been hit by a truck. Colds, on the other hand, come on more slowly. According to WebMD.com, flu symptoms typically improve in 2 to 5 days but cold symptoms can last a week to 10 days. … read more ›