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Cold Remedies on Methotrexate?

Methotrexate helps control rheumatoid arthritis, but it also makes you vulnerable to colds. Here are the cold remedies you can safely take.

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Your Flu Questions Answered

Can you get the flu after you’ve already had the flu? Is it too late to get your shot? We’ve tapped experts to answer these questions — and more.

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Cold and Flu Fighting Foods and Supplements

Nutritionist Jonny Bowden explains the best foods and supplements to help strengthen your immune system against cold, flu, and other common illnesses.

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When to Skip an Antibiotic

When you’re ill, it’s understandable to want to shorten your misery by taking an antibiotic. Here’s why that’s not always such a good idea.

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How to Treat the Common Cold

As many as 200 different viruses can cause colds, so no one drug exists to cure one. Taking antibiotics will neither prevent sinus infections nor improve cold symptoms. Here’s what to do instead.

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Do You Know How to Treat the Common Cold?

There are Dos and Dont’s when it comes to treating the common cold. Do you know how to most effectively get through the sneezing?

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Summertime Cold? Natural Remedies that May Work for You

Living in Argentina puts me in the opposite seasons as those I write for. Even though many don’t think of Argentina as a "cold" place, it can actually get quite chilly. Here many are going through the common winter cold, myself included, w...

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How to Survive Cold and Flu Season with Low Back Pain

If coughing and sneezing hurts your lower back, you've found the right place to learn more about surviving cold and flu season with low back pain.