Will Vitamin C help me get over my cold?

Question Answered by Tamara Cox, RN, Eastern Idaho Public Health Department Continued from last week Vitamin C: Vitamin C is a popular treatment for the common cold, whether by orange juice or in tablet form. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), vitamin C is considered “possibly effective” for treat the common cold, but is ineffective…

Will zinc and echinacea help me get over my cold?

Question Answered by Tamara Cox, RN, Eastern Idaho Public Health Department Is it feed a cold and starve a fever, or is it starve a cold and feed a fever? In the past, that was the main concern when dealing with the dreaded cold. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) there are over 200 different…