How To Avoid Catching The Office Cold
New York Magazine:
No matter how hard you try to dodge the bug that's going around the office cubicle by cubicle, it eventually catches up with you. And once you've got it, you've got it for seven days (the length of the average cold). Tea--hot, steaming, maybe with a bit of honey, fresh ginger, and lemon--can soothe your throat, clear your head, and keep you hydrated (very important).