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Know the risks of taking ibuprofen, NSAIDs during pregnancy

Many common cold and flu medications contain NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, which the FDA warns can cause serious fetal harm in pregnancy. Learn more.

Unmasking the mysteries of the flu (influenza)

Every year, flu season returns to spread viruses and stir up new and old controversies over topics like hand-washing, mask use, and the viability of the flu vaccine. Trish Perl, M.D., chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at UT Southwestern, unmasks some of the pervasive mysteries and myths about influenza.

The lingering cough – what it might mean

It’s a common complaint we see often in primary care. A patient will come in complaining of “a cough that just won’t go away” despite use of every over-the-counter remedy. Lingering cough is a frustrating symptom that can affect sleep, work, and social or recreational activities.