Feb 07

6 simple ways to prevent the common cold

By MD for Seniors

Keeping your counter tops sanitized will reduce the spread of bacteria.

There’s a reason it’s called the “common” cold.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are millions of cases of this virus annually, and adults catch it two to three times every year on average. Thankfully, it’s not too serious and it typically takes about 7 to 10 days to recover. If your immune system is weak, however, and you catch a cold, you may be more likely to develop pneumonia or other critical conditions.

There may not be a cure for this illness, but there are certainly precautionary measures you can take to help ensure you’re …read more

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