The Facts on Treating the Common Cold

Question 1 of 9

Hand sanitizers get rid of germs as well as washing your hands.

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Question 2 of 9

The flu vaccine protects you against the virus that causes cold and flu.

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Question 3 of 9

Blowing your nose hard enough to clear your nasal passages can clear your sinuses too.

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Question 4 of 9

Driking milk when you have a cold will cause you to develop more mucus.

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Question 5 of 9

You should feed a cold and starve a fever.

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Question 6 of 9

When you have a cough, you should take a cough suppressant (either a drop or a syrup).

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Question 7 of 9

Nasal decongestant sprays may worsen nasal congestion.

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Question 8 of 9

Zinc remedies can relieve the cold more quickly.

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Question 9 of 9

Don't worry, the older you get, the fewer colds you'll catch.

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