Sniffles and sneezes are increasing in November and so are the reported number of flu cases around the United States. So far, the numbers in Oregon are not large, but they do generally increase as the weather gets colder. Do you know if what you have is the flu, or just a common cold? Here is some information to help you understand some of the differences between the flu and a cold, and when to see your healthcare professional. Paragon Orthopedic Center in Grants Pass wants to educate Southern Oregon about staying healthy.