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Cold Remedies

The Back to School Guide for Parents

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

We all get lots of back to school information -- reading lists, supply lists and names of new classmates -- but I realized that most parents don't get a guide to help them prep for the weeks leading into school.

Lizard Soup And 7 Other Cold Remedies From Around The World

Thrillist | Posted 05.04.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

These'll give you a new lease on life and a renewed sense of appreciation for geckos.

You Don't Look So Good: The Sociology of Being Sick

Galanty Miller | Posted 04.09.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

If they can put a man on the moon, why can't they cure the common cold? If a runny nose caused erectile dysfunction, I bet they'd have a dozen cold remedies by now.

Coming to Public Transportation Near You: The Flu

Denise Mattson | Posted 03.31.2014 | Chicago
Denise Mattson

It turns out that scientists know just how easy it is for wayward germs to find a path into your nasal passages in confined spaces like planes, trains and busses.

Did the Cold Cause My Cold?

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

As an infectious disease doctor, I felt a little embarrassed that I didn't know the definitive answer to this simple question. Especially since I repeatedly rebuke my teenage children for not taking a jacket to school or wearing socks and a sweater at home.

Cold Prevention And Treatment: What Really Works?

Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living

A new review of studies helps weed out what works -- and what doesn't -- when it comes to preventing and treating the common cold. What does seem ...

How to Get Over a Cold in Record Time

Sophie Keller | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

If you've got a cold or are scared you might catch one, here are a few ways that you can get over it in record time.

7 Things You Don't Know About Colds

Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You know the germiest places in every room and could write a tutorial on hand washing, but you'll still be surprised by the sneaky ...

WATCH: Do At-Home Cold Remedies Really Work?

Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living

One of the biggest goals of this season -- beside finding the best gift for everyone on your shopping list -- is steering clear of colds and the flu. ...

Finally A Home Remedy For Colds That Sounds Delicious

Posted 11.19.2013 | Taste

Oh, what's that you said? We can drink this with whiskey?

10 Soups to Cure a Cold

Food52 | Posted 10.15.2013 | Taste
Food52

Go beyond chicken noodle. These soups are just what the doctor ordered.

5 Ways To Fight Congestion

Posted 09.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Warner Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. Stuffy nose making it hard to breathe? While many products may claim to ease cong...

Yolanda Machado

7 Lessons From Abuelita To Prepare For Flu Season

HuffingtonPost.com | Yolanda Machado | Posted 08.30.2013 | Latino Voices

When my daughter was four months old, she got her first cold. I was a panicked new mom, 3000 miles away from my own family and didn't have a clue what...

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?

Recipes and Remedies to Tame a Spring Cold

Epicurious | Posted 04.11.2013 | Taste
Epicurious

What foods and drinks do you turn to when combating a cold? Here are some time-tested cold remedies and personal picks for health-promoting foods.

Does Cold Medicine Work on Kids?

Howard J. Bennett, M.D. | Posted 06.10.2013 | Parents
Howard J. Bennett, M.D.

Research has repeatedly shown that cold medicines don't work for children younger than 6, and they provide only a negligible benefit for those 6 to 12.

3 Exotic Home Remedies For Colds

Posted 01.21.2013 | OWN

By Dr. Oz Around the world, cold remedies come in many different forms, but you can use some of my favorites right in your own home to fight ...

The Crazy Hot Sauce Concoction That Soothes Our Colds

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 12.21.2012 | Taste

I love hot toddies, but sometimes you need something you can also drink at work.

The Best Way To Fight A Cold

Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living

By Joe Donatelli for Shape.com If you smell onions in someone’s socks over the next few weeks, do not be alarmed. That person is probably just fi...

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.

Sensing Sniffles? New Ways To Avoid Catching A Cold This Season

Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living

You knew it was coming: Flu season's back, and there's no telling how mild or wild it will be (remember swine flu?). "The severity of each season ...

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.

What To Eat When You Have A Cold

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 03.18.2014 | Taste

As with most trials and tribulations in life, when we get sick we start to think of food.

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...