January 13, 2002 Essayist Diane Roberts has lots to complain about. Well, she has the right. She's utterly ill. "Our noses are raw," she says, "we walk as if our legs are made out of glass, we clutch raggedy Kleenexes as if they were pieces of the Shroud of Turin."
November 7, 1997 Experts agree you can't fight the sniffles by avoiding the outdoors. In fact, most people get ill by staying in, breathing air contaminated by sick people. When a cold hits, some turn to alternative remedies. While they're popular, science isn't exactly behind them.
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