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12 Foods With More Vitamin C Than Oranges

Load your plate with these vitamin C-rich eats to build your body's defense against cold and flu   View slideshow


The Best Humidifiers for Dry Skin and Stuffy Sinuses

We put top humidifiers to the test. To help you feel great all winter, we road tested both cool- and warm-mist humidifiers. Read on to find the best pick for you.   View slideshow


Healthy Chicken Soup Recipes

Can chicken soup really fight a cold? Maybe! Research suggests that serving yourself a steaming bowl of soup may actually help. These seven flavor-packed chicken soup recipes can still help you get back on your feet fast.   View slideshow

Cold or Flu? How to Know If You're Too Sick to Work Out

Are you sniffling, sneezing, and coughing? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t relish the thought of lacing up your sneakers and hitting the road (or the gym) when you have a cold or flu. But those who persevere when they're sick and don’t break their exercise routine may be on to something.  Read More

Top 7 Natural Cold Remedies: Do They Work?

Do alternative treatments actually fight or prevent colds?
Bob Martin says he hasn't caught a cold in years, not since he discovered echinacea and goldenseal. But do alternative treatments such as herbs, vitamins, supplements, or nasal irrigation actually fight or prevent colds?  Read More

How to Call In Sick Without Jeopardizing Your Job

Feeling miserable? Do everyone a favor and stay home
Few folks in today's workplace are calling in sick even if they have a cold, the flu, or a sinus infection. Given the economic meltdown, the highest unemployment rate in 15 years, and layoffs around every corner, workers are more likely to drag themselves into the office even when they feel like death warmed over. Find out how to call in sick, and still have an office to come into the next day.  Read More


Feel-Better Products for Cold and Flu Season

Sick with a cold, flu, or sinus infection? Green tea, snazzy tissues, and toasty socks will make you feel better, even if they can't cure your cold or fight the flu.   View slideshow