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Is it a cold or the flu and why it matters

Diane's husband sipping on tea beside the fireplace

A cold

My husband has had a cold for the past 10 days. It started with a runny nose and a little congestion and then he got a lumpy feeling in his throat. For several days he sneezed and sneezed and coughed and coughed.

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Yes, older adults can get mono, too

An older woman making a face

Not too long ago a friend of mine was diagnosed with mononucleosis (mono). When I hear that someone has mono, I think teenager. My friend may be so in spirit, but in reality, she is a grandmother.

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