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Cold Season

5 Ways Doctors Avoid Getting Colds

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 11.16.2016 | OWN

Most physicians do everything they can to fend off winter bugs and blues. After all, if we’re not healthy, we can’t be there to help keep you heal...

CDC Warns Of Severe Flu Cases In Young Adults

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living

Flu season has started, and although so far it has not been as bad as last year's, there have been reports of some young and middle-age adults develop...

Cold And Flu Season Will Hit These 20 Cities Hardest In 2016

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living

The start of the new year is supposed to represent a clean and healthy slate. But for many Americans, it'll be the beginning of a week of nose-blowing...

Do You Really Need To Get a Flu Shot?

Thrillist | Posted 12.04.2016 | Healthy Living

These PSAs make it seem like getting a flu shot is easy and obvious, but every year, the majority of American adults choose NOT to make that long, difficult trek to the pharmacy on the corner. So should you? We won't tell you what to do, but we'll help you think through it.

If You Think You're Getting A Cold -- You're Probably Right

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 11.16.2015 | Science

When it comes to cold season, you may know yourself better than any doctor could. It turns out that people who rate themselves as less healthy are tw...

Here's How to Prevent a Cold, Says Science

Allure | Posted 10.27.2016 | Healthy Living

Soap and water removes dirt and bacteria, while hand-sanitizing gels or wipes kill viruses. Wash your hands as needed throughout the day and before eating, and keep sanitizer at the ready for disinfecting.

Sorry, Your Vitamin C Megadose Is Basically Useless

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living

It’s Fall which means flu season and a germy free-for-all — but we’re on it! Here's our guide to staying healthy 'til Spring: Schools are back i...

7 Cold And Flu Myths That Need To End Right Now

Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living

Now that fall is in full swing, cold and flu season is also upon us. And with this rise of sniffling and coughing come some truly inventive theories a...

5 Strategies to Minimize (Or Better Yet, Avoid) Cold and Flu Season

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS | Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS

Along with colder weather, the cold and flu season has arrived, but you needn't succumb. I've developed an arsenal of tactics to reduce symptoms and recover faster -- and if you're lucky, bypass it altogether -- so a simple sneeze doesn't derail your weekend plans.

Sickies Stay Home

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 03.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jodi R. R. Smith

As etiquette deals with behaviors and interactions, etiquette also has something to say about contagious individuals traveling among us.

Steer Clear Of The Cold: How To Boost Your Immune System While Traveling

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Sniffling and sneezing can put a damper on Thanksgiving festivities. After all, you want to be able to taste your holiday meal! Give your immune system an extra boost with the following.

How to Not Get Sick

Chloe Spencer | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Chloe Spencer

Everyone seems to be getting sick right now! In fact, it is very common to get sick during the transition between seasons. So while summer's currently turning into fall, which I'm very relieved to say after all this miserable heat, you should be taking extra precautions to protect your health.

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.

5 Immune-Boosting Superfoods For Cold And Flu Season

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living

First that nasty cold knocked out the IT department, then your desk-mate started sniffling. At this time of year, there seems to be a perpetual virus ...

Herbal Teas for the Common Cold

Tamika Sayles | Posted 01.28.2012 | Black Voices
Tamika Sayles

Judging by the amount of coughs and tissue boxes floating around the office, it's that time again. The cold season is here. While cold medication is the obvious choice when treating the common cold, herbal tea is another healthy alternate.

5 Natural Ways To Boost Immunity For Cold And Flu Season

Posted 12.20.2011 | Healthy Living

By Jim Nicolai, M.D. for YouBeauty Health and beauty can have an inner wholeness and balance that offers resilience against the external pressures ...

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 from...