COMMON COLD

Natural Treatments for the Common Cold

Winter weather is upon us and for many that means cold season. The average adult will suffer through 2-4 colds a year. The seemingly unavoidable onslaught of coughing, sniffling, sneezing, and achiness of the common cold means we are looking for anything that will end our misery.
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It's Not Just Flu Season

TORONTO - After a couple of relatively mild seasons, this year the flu is really making headlines.But there are a lot of viruses making the rounds this winter. It's easy to mistake one for another — a...
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The Next Thing to Worry About Post-Sandy? Infectious Disease

Natural disasters, like Hurricane Sandy, are common worldwide and leave the affected public vulnerable to the harsh realities of nature, including the onslaught of infectious diseases. The reality of any disaster of this magnitude is that public health measures are all but forgotten as people do everything they can to survive. The viruses will surely arrive before the area has recovered.
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Does Cold-FX Work?

Claims by the manufacturer of Cold-FX that its cold remedy provides immediate relief may not be supported by scientific evidence, a CBC Marketplace investigation has revealed. Dr. Andreas Laupacis, a...