- November 1st, 2013
Here it is again, the cold and flu season when we all head indoors to share our sneezes and viruses. It’s time to get serious about preventing illness, and that means caring for our personal air filter: the nose.How to rid yourself of the achoos and flusBy Hana R. Solomon, MD
- October 1st, 2013
Here it is again, the cold and flu season when we all head indoors to share our sneezes and viruses. It’s time to get serious about preventing illness, and that means caring for our personal air filter: the nose.How to beat these common fall and winter ailmentsBy Hana R. Solomon, MD
- January 1st, 2013
Try to tell someone with a stuffy nose or a cold not to blow his or her nose and you’re likely to be completely ignored. A congested or very dry nose is just begging for relief.
Anthony F. Jahn, MD, FACS, FRCS, offers some helpful tips to avoid the side effects of the simple act of blowing your nose:
- January 1st, 2013
Ed Lamadrid, DAOM, LAc, LMT, gives four suggestions in battling seasonal colds and flus:
Feed a Cold - Foods that are rich in antioxidants, such as berries, pomegranates, garlic, and leafy greens like spinach and kale, can help to fight free radicals in the body that can cause illness.
- January 1st, 2012
As the temperature drops, the common cold spreads like wildfire around schools, offices, and homes across the country.
- November 1st, 2009
We know: You thought you’d be safe from cold and flu season this year. You ate your immune-boosting sweet potatoes, got plenty of sleep, and hit the echinacea at the first sign of a scratchy throat.By Brooke Benjamin
- October 1st, 2009
Unless you live in a plastic bubble, you can’t seal yourself away from all germs in life. They’re everywhere—especially this time of year. Your best bet to stay healthy is to strengthen your immune system so it can defeat any microscopic invaders before they lay siege.
Simple strategies to boost your immunity this seasonBy Kristin Bjornsen
- April 1st, 2009
Nothing will spoil your travel plans faster than getting flattened by a nasty cold, high fever, or Montezuma’s revenge. Fortunately, homeopathy offers symptom-specific relief for even the worst of your travel ailments. Don’t leave home without the following remedies recommended by Kathy Thorpe, a certified homeopath in Boulder, Colorado.
An easy-to-pack kit for on-the-road emergencies