The Facts on Treating the Common Cold

July 31, 2009

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Hand sanitizers get rid of germs as well as washing your hands.
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  2. 1 FALSE
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  1. Hand sanitizers get rid of germs as well as washing your hands.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

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

    Correct Answer: FALSE

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

    Correct Answer: FALSE

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

    Correct Answer: FALSE

  5. You should feed a cold and starve a fever.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

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

    Correct Answer: FALSE

  7. Nasal decongestant sprays may worsen nasal congestion.

    Correct Answer: TRUE

  8. Zinc remedies can relieve the cold more quickly.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

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

    Correct Answer: TRUE