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Your vaccination guide: Which ones you need, what they do, and where to get...

Rate this article and enter to winA major part of self care involves taking advantage of preventative care options. Yes, this does include vaccinations. While most vaccinations are recommended and sometimes required (especially for...
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Ask the doc: “What are the best things to eat and drink when you...

—Karina A., California State University, FresnoColds are pretty common, especially when you’re sharing a tight space with co-workers or kids. And if you’re run down with the sniffles, your appetite is probably a little...
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Ask the doc: What’s a good way to avoid catching a cold when co-workers...

—Joshua S., Portland State University, Oregon(*Name changed)Cold-causing viruses circulate readily in close quarters, so it’s absolutely worth minimizing our exposure to them. We have easy ways to do that. Bear in mind, though, that...
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Self-care for colds

The “common” cold can be caused by over 200 viruses. Since there’s no cure, focus on alleviating your symptoms. They usually last between a week and 10 days and include: Sore throat, cough Stuffy nose, sneezing,...