What do you know about treating the symptoms of a cold and, possibly, making your cold go away sooner?
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Many home remedies, such as putting vapor ointment on your feet at night to treat a cough, are harmless, says family physician Daniel Allan, MD. At the same time, there’s no scientific research to prove they do anything more than distract your mind from how you’re feeling.
Gauge your cold remedy savvy with this quick quiz based on Dr. Allan’s advice.