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Cold Remedies

5 Comforting Vegetarian Soups For A Chilly Fall Evening

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 11.27.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

It's not even October and yet half the people in my life are already sick. This proves that it doesn't necessarily have to be cold outside to be cold season.

Catherine Pearson

Got A Cold? This Could Make You Feel Better | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living

Sneezing? Sniffling? Coughing up a storm? A new scientific review suggests that taking zinc may help shorten the duration of common cold symptoms b...

WATCH: Surviving Cold And Flu Season

Posted 01.25.2012 | Fifty

When you're buried under tissues suffering from a cold or the flu, you may feel like nothing will help you feel better. Luckily, "The Doctors" has com...

11 Natural Ways To Boost Immunity Against Colds

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 02.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

We're smack dab in the middle of cold season, and if you're lucky you haven't yet succumbed to a cough, sneeze or sniffle. Luckily there is a natural way to shift your body into prevention gear and fire up your immune system with cold-busting foods.

Secrets Of Women Who Don't Get Sick

CNN Health | Posted 01.02.2012 | Women

Ever wonder why you always seem to come down with a life-interrupting virus this time of year, while other women you know sail through the season snif...

How To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks (PHOTOS) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A tickle in your throat. A cloudy head. An achy body. Yep, you're coming down with something. Again. The average adult gets three colds per year, ea...

5 Easy Steps To Avoid The Common Cold

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

You want to enjoy the season to the fullest, so how do you avoid the inconvenience of having a cold and being down for the count?

7 Natural Cold Remedies: What Really Works? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Bob Martin says he hasn't caught a cold in years, not since he discovered Echinacea and Goldenseal. For the past decade, the 60-year-old teacher fr...

FDA Looks To Curb Abuse Of Cough Medicine

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators are weighing restrictions on Robitussin, NyQuil and other cough suppressants to curb cases of abuse that ...

The Easiest Way to Prevent Colds and Flu

Bill Gottlieb | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Gottlieb

Is there any way to make yourself less vulnerable to the cold and flu? Yes, says a study published on June 14 in the open access online medical journal Plos One.

Garlic: The Cure For The Common Cold? | ANAHAD O’CONNOR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

For centuries, garlic has been extolled not just for its versatility in the kitchen but also for its medicinal powers. Whatever the reason, studies se...

Lack Of Sleep Increases The Risk Of Catching A Cold | ANAHAD O'CONNOR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Studies have demonstrated that poor sleep and susceptibility to colds go hand in hand, and scientists think it could be a reflection of the role sleep...

Turning Cold Medicine into a Controlled Substance?

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Papa

As it stands now, consumers with colds across the country must present a photo ID and sign a log in order to purchase cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine.

Try Catching a Few ZZZ's to Stop Catching Colds

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

Getting less than seven hours of sleep each night can make you three times more likely to catch a cold. And if you sleep restlessly, that makes you five times more susceptible.

Secrets to Avoiding Winter Flu Blues

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

Studies indicate it is not the cold of winter that causes an increase in flu, but the lowered humidity.

World's Best Natural Cures

Prevention | Hannah Wallace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Throughout history, every society produces men and women who possess extraordinary therapeutic skill and insight--born of acquired knowledge, experien...

Don't Self-Diagnose Colds And Flus

Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Rock Positano

"Runny nose, sore throat, sneezing and a low grade fever are the typical symptoms of a common cold", says Dr. Steven Magid, associate professor of med...