Common Cold

'Tis the season... to get sick. We'll all get at least one cold this winter, but our friends at Lifehacker compiled this great list of things that will help!

The temperature is dropping, and with winter comes the coughing, sniffling, and sneezing of the common cold. The internet is overflowing with health "tips", but among the huge amount of information available online, it's hard to separate the myths from the realities. Everyone has their own anecdotal evidence proving or disproving home remedies, over-the-counter medicines, and alternative "miracle treatments", but it's hard to tell which so-called remedies are actually the most effective at dealing with the common cold. Here, we're going to dive into some of the most popular cold treatments and note what the scientific community has to say about their effectiveness.

Stay healthy this year by simply washing your hands more often. And for goodness' sake, cover your mouth when you cough.

Read the entire article via Lifehacker.