This is the time of year when coughs, aches and a runny nose can be more than just a result of allergies. It's cold and flu season and both illnesses have very similar symptoms.
Mandy Cox, a physician's assistant at College Station MedPlus, was on First News at Four Tuesday.
She talked about how you can tell which illness is affecting you and when to see a doctor.
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