How to Get Past that Nasty Cold

Here are some ways to prevent that dreaded cold that strikes without warning throughout the year. “Colds can happen throughout the year,” said Alan Mensch, MD, senior vice president of medical affairs at Plainview and Syosset hospitals. “Very often there’s a spike in the fall when kids return to school. Generally in the winter, there are more colds than at other times of the year, but they can happen throughout the year.”

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