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Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine: “Quercetin: A Promising Treatment for the Common Cold.”
Mayo Clinic: “Cold remedies: What works, what doesn't, what can't hurt,” “Common cold.”
National Center for Biotechnology Information: “Capsaicin for non-allergic rhinitis.”
National Institutes of Health: “Relationship between milk intake and mucus production in adult volunteers challenged with rhinovirus-2.”
UCLA Explore Integrative Medicine: “An Inside Scoop on the Science Behind Chicken Soup and the Common Cold.”
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