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Opinion: Time is the only remedy for a cold

As I write these words, I’m flat on my back nursing a bad cold. In the grand scheme of things, it’s not too bad. After all, I’m pretty sure I’ll live, although the sheer number of crumpled up tissues on the floor next to my bed suggests otherwise. 604 more words

Health And Fitness

Creating with the common cold

As you can probably guess from the title of this post, I’m currently in battle with a cold (and lucky ol’ me got the bonus throat infection add-on for free :/ ) 209 more words


Cold and Cough – Part 1

My son is seven years old. Like any seven year old, he sometimes catches a bug and has cough and cold. To add to it, he had viral induced asthma, so I have to be doubly careful and contain his cold. 274 more words

Common Cold

Straight, No Chaser: What Should NOT Be in Your Medicine Cabinet

In the previous Straight, No Chaser, we discussed the ideal use of your medicine cabinets to prepare for life’s nagging aches and pain. However, has it ever occurred to you that many people run straight to the medicine cabinet to do harm to themselves or others? 620 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Damn This Cold!

I went to bed that night, excited by free drinks and a tent!

Hammerd I was like a nail bent sideways. Happy drunk no need to vent! 145 more words


Echinacea: The Miracle Flower

A few years ago I would have laughed at the notion of taking Echinacea in lieu of traditional cold medicine, but I’ve opened my eyes to more natural approaches to life in the last two years. 447 more words


Sore Throats in Babies and Children

Sore Throats in Babies and Children 

Unfortunately sore throats are quite common, especially in children, and can occur for several reasons including viral or bacterial infections. 1,392 more words