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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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Here's what the colour of your snot really means
Yes, it’s disgusting, but that gooey stuff coming from your nose is trying to tell you something.
Feeling sick? That's your body telling you to stay at home
If you’re sick, your body wants you to stay in bed, it would seem.
Not getting enough sleep? You're more likely to catch a cold
Those who sleep less than five hours were 4.5 times more likely to get sick.
The number of people admitted to hospital with flu has more than doubled in a week
The average age of those admitted is 59.
Flu vaccine doesn't exactly match the flu that's going around
Yesterday the HSE warned that flu rates are on the rise.
Ever wondered what a sneezing chicken sounds like? Wonder no more
Thank you, internet.
Suffer from hay fever? We have some bad news
This summer is going to be “above average”.
How to sneeze properly
Do it wrong and you could break a rib.
Man flu exists! (It's the common cold)
Survey also shows that women are more resilient than men. Disclaimer: A woman wrote this article.