Can’t sleep because of a cough? An expert shares at-home remedies like drinking warm liquids and using a cool-mist humidifier to get some relief.
The age-old advice to “feed a cold, starve a fever” dates back to 1574. It’s safe to say that this guidance no longer rings true.
Not all sore throats are created equal. While allergies or a runny nose can cause a painful sore throat, strep throat is a illness that needs a healthcare provider’s diagnosis and treatment.
We tend to turn to chicken soup and tea when we’re sick, but other foods like citrus fruits, fatty fish and almonds can help boost your immune system all year round.
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