Category: Cold Season

The Common Cold can Help Prevent the Flu

September 16th, 2020
  Rhinovirus, the most frequent cause of common colds, can prevent the flu virus from infecting airways by jump-starting the body’s antiviral defenses, Yale researchers reported.   New Study on the Cold and Flu   The team studied three years of cl… more »

Is it Allergies or a Cold?

April 20th, 2017
Seasonal allergies and the common cold can be so alike that it’s sometimes hard to tell the two apart. Seasonal Allergies vs. the Common Cold Not sure if you are battling a cold or allergies? Ask yourself: Have the seasons changed? If yes, it could… more »

Myth or Truth: Can Vitamin C Help Prevent a Cold?

January 11th, 2017
It’s cold season and you hope the glass of orange juice you have every morning will prevent you from catching the office cold. Are Mom’s pearls of wisdom actually true, can a daily dose of vitamin C help? Vitamin C and the Common Cold Vitamin C is a n… more »

Avoid the ER This Holiday Season

November 26th, 2014
The holidays are here, which means it is time for fun, family and food! It can also mean an unplanned trip to the emergency room, which no one wants to take. Food for Thought One of the best parts of the holidays is eating your favorite holiday meal.… more »

Fact or Fiction: Can Chicken Soup Cure a Cold?

October 22nd, 2014
There’s a chill in air and frost on the ground, which can only mean one thing: cold and flu season has arrived.  Along with cold and flu season comes many suggestions on how to cure cold and flu symptoms.  Many recommend a good dose of chicken soup—but… more »