Common Cold

Rice University Study Shows Lonelier People Report More Acute Cold Symptoms

March 30, 2017

Suffering through a cold is annoying enough, but if you're lonely, you're likely to feel even worse, according to Rice University researchers. A study led by Rice psychologist Chris Fagundes and graduate student Angie LeRoy indicated people who feel lonely are more prone to report that their cold symptoms are more severe than those who have stronger social networks.

Is It a Bad Cold or RSV?

March 9, 2017

Kids get colds – sometimes, lots of them. But when runny noses and coughs turn into troubled breathing, the problem could indicate RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus.