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Lifestyle and home remedies

Chicken soup: Can it treat a cold?

Cold remedies

Cold remedies have been around nearly as long as cold viruses. But do any of these remedies really work? Find out.

Have a cold? Common sense rules

Have a cold? Fight back with humidity

Have a cold? Fight it with fluids

Humidifiers

Humidifiers can provide soothing relief of dry skin, asthma and other conditions during the winter months. But don't let yours become a household health hazard.

Stuffy nose? Try saline spray

Vitamin C: Can it prevent colds?

Prevention

Hand-washing tips

School health tips

Risk factors

Sleep deprivation

Think getting by on a few hours of sleep is no big deal? Think again.

Symptoms

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Runny nose

Runny nose: What's causing your sniffles?

Watery eyes

Tearing that goes beyond a happy or sad moment can stem from a variety of causes, from hay fever to more serious conditions.

Treatments and drugs

Breast-feeding and medications

When you're breast-feeding, medications aren't necessarily off-limits — but caution is important. Get answers to common questions about breast-feeding and medications.

Chicken soup: Can it cure a cold?

Zinc: Does it work for colds?

Apr. 17, 2013

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