Tag - colds and flu

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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...

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Stress and Immunity

Scientists have known for years that major and minor life stresses interfere with immune function and contribute to disease. Stressful life events increase your susceptibility to several types of infections, from the common cold to tuberculosis, and...

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Flavorful Vegetarian Yogic Cooking

Here are some foods and spices that are known in yogic teachings to be excellent for strengthening the immune system, improving digestion, and for working to detox the liver. These include: onions, garlic, ginger root, beets, radishes, black pepper...

Common Cold

About 30 million Americans are coughing, sneezing, and blowing their noses while you read this. What's wrong with them? They have the most common illness we know, the common cold. The common cold usually lasts 3 to 7 days and the average person gets...

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