2: A temporal scanner device by Exergen measures this by scanning the forehead--no need to stick something in your ear or under your tongue.
4: If you have a headache, you might take Bayer (aspirin), Tylenol (acetominaphen), Aleve (naproxen), or this drug sold under names such as Advil and Motrin.
6: If you're unlucky, the sore throat you have may actually be this contagious bacterial infection that can lead to rheumatic fever.
Clam-mydia (I've been hoping to insert that at some point in the SHC. It is done.) (and no, that's not an actual guess)
8: This flap prevents food or drink from entering the lungs.
10: Antonio Maria Valsalva discovered his namesake maneuver to equalize pressure via these tubes linking the pharynx to the middle ear.
3: The 1973 version of this Elton John song paid tribute to Marilyn Monroe; a re-written 1997 version honored Princess Diana.
candle in the wind
6: Strangely, the Beatles ended their movie "Help!" with a dedication to this sewing machine inventor, who died in 1867.
9: In a 2008 book, Katniss and this teenage boy become the District 12 tributes for the 74th Hunger Games.
12: After Rome broke an agreement to pay tribute to this Visigoth king, he sacked the city in 410.
15: "'Tis better to have loved and lost / Than never to have loved at all," wrote Tennyson in this poetic tribute to his late friend Arthur Henry Hallam.