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Who's afraid of ebola? I'm scared of the common cold

I have just gotten over a cold.  A long, lingering cold with a cough that kept me up in the night. I would be up several times vomiting mucus.   751 more words


How to crush a cold

Did you wake up with a tickle in your throat?

If you’re good at reading the signals your body is sending you – i.e. you tend to feel the symptoms of a cold a few days before a full blown mucus-fest – this might work for you. 234 more words


Preventing Colds and the Flu

Prevention is much more convenient and effective than waiting until you are sick to try to alleviate symptoms. Supporting your immune system is critical to prevention and/or quick recoveries from viral infections. 142 more words

Saturday, 18th October 2014

I have the year’s first cold; and, like an infant swimmer, all the water I swallow finds its way out through my nose, leaving me disorientated and block-nostrilled.


Sick People Tea

Atlas taught me a version of this simple tea and I make it every time I come down with a cold. I find that it really helps. 188 more words


Are you in the grip of, or under the influence of, a virus?

War is hell. The First World War, from 1914 to 1918, resulted in the death of 10 million soldiers and 7 million civilians. At least 20 million more were wounded. 553 more words


Winter Advisory: Why Common Cold May Trigger Asthma Attacks

According to the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, 44,000 people have an asthma attack every day in the U.S. For African Americans, we are three times more likely to be hospitalized for and well as die from asthma attacks. 381 more words

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