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Can You Predict Your Common Cold Risk?

FRIDAY, Dec. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- How highly you rate your health could predict how likely you are to catch a cold -- and, even more important, how healthy you'll be in later years. Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh…

The Secret Behind Chicken Soup's Medical Magic

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many people rely on chicken noodle soup to soothe a cold, but few know exactly why the warm broth brings relief. But one dietitian can explain its magic. "Studies have shown that a hearty…

Nose Holds Clues to Baby's First Cold

TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When a baby starts sniffling and sneezing, the type of bacteria in their nose may predict how long the cold will last, a new study finds. Babies with a wide variety of bacteria in the nose recover…

Scientists Are Targeting the Common Cold

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- British researchers have developed a molecule they claim could make colds a thing of the past. In lab tests, this molecule blocked viruses that cause colds and prevented them from taking control of…

Timely Tips for Sick-Free Travel

THURSDAY, March 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If traveling is in your near future, there are a number of things you can do to keep from getting sick and spoiling your trip. "We are having a bad cold and flu season, so it is really important…