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Ascorbic Acid

Ascorbic acid: (n) a vitamin found particularly in citrus fruits and green vegetables. It is essential in maintaining healthy connective tissue, and is also thought to… 348 more words

4 Things to Know About Zinc And Your Cold

Zinc is often touted as a way to fight the common cold. But while research suggests it does work, there are some caveats. Tod Cooperman, MD, president of the independent testing group… 443 more words

Eat the Rainbow!

So after 20 days since my last post its about time I bite the bullet and get back to my keyboard (cup of roobios in hand). 814 more words


Sick in a Dorm Room: A Field Guide

I’ve always had a pretty strong immune system, sparing me from the annual outbreaks of strep throat and chicken pox that round elementary schools every winter. 255 more words

The Common Cold and God's Cure for What Ails Us

Well, recently, despite my best efforts to keep dastardly viruses at bay, I fell to the common cold.

I’m immensely thankful for today’s medical science. 596 more words

Red Wine and the Common Cold

Trying to beat a cold during these frigid, winter months? Get plenty of rest, exercise, Vitamin C… and a glass of red wine?

Yes, you can add a glass or two of your favorite Cab to the list. 216 more words

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Surviving the On-Campus Sniffles

It has happened.  That inevitable time of year has arrived again, when I am powerless against the common cold, and my usually strong immune system caves and just lets in all of the icky germs.   827 more words