Every year, as many as 1 billion colds are caught in the U.S., says science writer Jennifer Ackerman.
September 13, 2010 Science writer Jennifer Ackerman explores "the uncommon life of your common cold" in her new book, Ah-Choo! She explains why colds follow that familiar throat-to-nose-to-chest path of misery — and details what science shows about various cold remedies. (Prepare to be disappointed.)
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