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Common Cold Treatment

When Do You REALLY Need To See To The Doctor?

Posted 10.17.2013 | OWN

By Jessica Girdwain Nearly 45 percent of older adults take over-the-counter medication daily or weekly to treat common ailments. If you're one ...

I Guess I'm Sick

Alison Rosen | Posted 09.30.2013 | Comedy
Alison Rosen

I am the kind of smug person who never gets sick, which is making the fact that I'm sick right now not only uncomfortable but also baffling. What happened to my superior immune system? My ability to stare down the common cold? My talent for evading influenza?

Antibiotics and the Common Cold: How to Just Say No

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dike Drummond, M.D.

How do you talk with a patient who honestly believes antibiotics are the only cure for their crud in a way that honors their misery and does not end up giving inappropriate antibiotics?

The Best Way To Fight The Common Cold? A Brisk Walk

Yahoo! News | Amanda ChanMyHealthNewsDaily Staff WriterLiveScience.Com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Exercise is the most powerful thing you can do to reduce your sick days this winter, a new study shows....

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...

Largest Study Of Echinacea For The Common Cold Finds The Herbal Remedy Doesn't Help

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Got the sniffles? The largest study of the popular herbal remedy echinacea finds it won't help you get better any sooner. The study ...

A Good Night's Sleep Can Prevent The Common Cold, Research Shows

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

As flu season rears its ugly head once again, many people are stocking up their medicine cabinets and popping vitamin C with hopes of avoiding the com...