NPR logo
Easing the Pain with Alternative Remedies
Only Available in Archive Formats.
Easing the Pain with Alternative Remedies

Health Care

Easing the Pain with Alternative Remedies

Easing the Pain with Alternative Remedies
Only Available in Archive Formats.

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.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.