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Allergic To The Cold: Irishman Risks Anaphylactic Shock Every Winter Due To 'Cold Urticaria'

By | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 18:04

Bernard Ward risks a fatal allergic reaction each winter due to a rare condition called cold urticaria.

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Ibuprofen Not An Effective Treatment For Colds

By | Mon, 11/04/2013 - 12:23

Ibuprofen used in combination with other medications has no effect on respiratory tract infections and can even lead to the progression of symptoms.

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Farmers' Almanac Predicts Cold Winter: Below-Average Temperatures For Most Of The Nation

By | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 16:29

Caleb Weatherbee, the Farmers' Almanac weather forecaster, announced a winter with below-average temperatures for roughly two-thirds of the nation.

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Mystery Illness Solved in Alabama: No Need To Panic, It Was Just The Cold And Flu

By | Fri, 05/24/2013 - 17:08

A mysterious illness that struck seven people in Alabama earlier this week has been determined to be a combination of cold and flu viruses.

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Signs that the Child is too sick for School

By | Mon, 01/21/2013 - 09:11

Children fall ill many times a year and this happens because their bodies are learning to cope with certain organisms. However, most of the times, parents aren't sure when to let the child go to school and when to keep him/ her indoors to prevent the condition from getting worse.

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Souper Food to the Rescue! Soup May Really Combat Cold and Flu Infection

By | Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:36

A study found that carnosine, a compound found in many recipes for chicken soup, can indeed mobilize the immune system to fight the early stages of the flu.

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Out in the Cold: Rare Condition Leaves Colorado Children Literally Allergic to Cold

By | Mon, 11/19/2012 - 15:06

As temperatures drop in many parts of the United States, one family has to battle a life-threatening allergy to cold.

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Reminder: Vitamin C Does Not Prevent a Cold

By | Thu, 10/04/2012 - 16:27

Taking more vitamin C will not help you prevent a cold. It might, however, shorten the duration of cold if you already have one.

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Vitamin D Will Not Help Fight or Prevent Your Cold

By | Wed, 10/03/2012 - 09:34

Vitamin D pills may not be keeping people away from catching a cold, says a new study.

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Five Reasons You Should Have Sex--Now!

By | Fri, 08/24/2012 - 18:20

Top five reasons sex is beneficial to your health.