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You’re on the Verge of Getting a Cold: Can You Stop It in Its Tracks?

What to do when you feel that first throat tingle

Illustration: Tess Smith-Roberts

GGetting those first signs of a cold? You’re probably wondering if it might be worth taking some form of vitamin C, or trusting a handful of other remedies touted as helping to nip a cold in the bud, such as working up a big sweat at the gym or taking steam. But do…




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David H. Freedman

David H. Freedman

David is a Boston-based science writer. The most recent of his five books is WRONG, about the problems with medical research and other expertise.

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