Colds and Flu

Summer colds and flu

There’s nothing worse than a summer cold, particularly when the weather is scorching. And although conventional medicine throws a load of mostly useless products at respiratory infections, alternative medicine provides some real solutions.

Some Of The Best Cold Remedies Around

Do head colds knock you out of commission for two or three weeks? Do they frequently progress to bronchitis or pneumonia? Does a lingering cough drag on and on, sometimes for a month or more? Do you spend a small fortune on cough medicines, cold and...

A Woman in bed with a cold

The Common Cold: A Mind-Body Perspective

If the sniffles are getting you down, what you’re about to discover just might help you stay healthier this season. While we've been blasted with countless ads touting the benefits of Vitamin C, Echinacea and a host of other natural remedies, rarely...

Friends in a park

Feed Friendships, Starve Colds

While it may make sense to limit your exposure to the viruses which trigger the sniffling, sneezing and coughing of the common cold, a recent study shows that, in fact, being around people - lots of different people - may be a key factor in being...

Ten Common Homeopathic Medicines

Are you interested in experimenting with homeopathic medicines? In "Ten Common Homeopathic Medicines" Dana Ullman, M.P.H. selects a well-rounded assortment and explains how each is used. His list includes Allium cepa, Arnica, Chamomilla, Hypericum...

Using Chinese Herbs for Colds

Traditional Chinese Medicine discerns two stages to the average cold. The early stage is mild and lasts from a few hours up to a day or two (invasion of wind and cold). These symptoms may arise following exposure to a cold draft or air conditioning...

Unvaccinated Children

The refusal of significant numbers of parents to vaccinate their children has created a sizable group of people needing very much to be studied, and has raised a number of important public health issues. Foremost among them is the fear that a large...

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