The common cold - it blows.

So THAT’S Why They Call It a Cold!

A hundred years ago, doctors might have called it “coryza.” Today, they speak of URI (upper respiratory infection) or viral rhinitis. You probably call it the common cold. Any way you label it, though, you’re in for five to ten days of sniffling, sore throat, and miserable fatigue.

Why “cold”? Before the dawn of our understanding of infectious organisms,

Are You at Risk for Pneumonia with this Medication?

One of the foundations of health is a good night’s sleep.  Lack of sleep can lead to consequences including obesity, aggravation of pain conditions like fibromyalgia, poor memory, and even increased risk of cardiovascular disease.  With all the benefits of getting a good night’s sleep, it might be tempting to do whatever it takes to correct sleep problems —