The common cold is a contagious viral infection of the upper respiratory tract characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes, sneezing, and sore throat.
Information on causes, treatments and complications, alongside myths and recipes.
Cold and Flu
Covers diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Cold and Flu Blog
A collection of information on the latest research into this condition.
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of colds. From eMedicine Health.
Common Cold Centre
Includes general information, plus an explanation of conventional and alternative medications.
The Common Cold: Relief But No Cure
Overview of a study by the Food and Drug Administration Panel into the safety and effectiveness of medications used to treat this condition.
Kidshealth: Common Cold
Features causes, prevention, treatment, and symptoms.
MedicineNet: Common Cold
Doctor-written information that discusses how it is transmitted, symptoms, use of antibiotics and when to consult your doctor.
MedlinePlus: Common Cold
Directory of factsheets, news stories, and articles.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: The Common Cold
Fact sheet with general information, including causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.
NHS Choices: Common Cold
Factsheet including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and complications.
WebMD: Common Cold
Information on common cold prevention, symptoms and tips for symptomatic treatment.
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