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Cold and Flu Remedies

There are a lot of germs out there. When you fall victim to their capture, enlist the help of these tried and true treatment methods to soothe your symptoms and shorten the duration of a cold or the dreaded flu.

Did you know that your doctor’s bedside manner may play a role in the length of your illness? Find out if chicken soup really works, why vitamin C is touted as a wonder vitamin, and how to handle a sick child. 

At-Home Remedies

From chicken soup to a warm bath, find out what you can do at home to ease symptoms and speed up recovery.

The Truth About Natural Cold Remedies

Find out which of the most popular cold remedies are all hype, which are actually helpful, and what they can do to you.

Is Your Cold Treatment Making You Sicker?

Which treatments are old wives' tales, and which really work? More importantly, which "treatments" can actually make you sicker?

Weirdest Cold Treatments from Around the World

How do people in the Ukraine, China, Japan, and Texas combat the congestion, body aches, fever, and sore throat of the flu or the common cold?

Caring Counts: How Empathy Can Cure the Common Cold

A 2009 study from the University of Wisconsin showed that empathy can reduce the length of the common cold.

10 Simple Juices to Jump Start Your Immune System

Learn how to get your immune system juiced to fight off any outside invaders.