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Cold, Flu, & Cough Health Center

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Starve a cold, feed a fever? Or is it the opposite? Here are the latest recommendations. Now you can know how to care for your cold from the first sneeze. Also, learn when to stay home — and when to work — when you catch a cold.


When you eat right — you feel right! Learn what you must eat to “feed a cold” so your body can heal itself naturally.

There’s nothing like grandma’s chicken soup to soothe your congested nose. What about hot ginger cinnamon tea to ease that scratchy throat? Try our favorite recipes to help remedy your cold.


Can exercise help your cold — or make it worse? Before you lace up your running shoes, find out the truth about exercising when you have a cold.


You can’t run from a cold, but you can use common sense before you expose others at work. Here’s helpful information you need at the first signs of a cold.

If you're caring for someone with a cold, it's important to take some precautions so the virus doesn't spread throughout your family. Read our tips on how to care for someone without getting sick yourself.

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