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Health.com: 20 Over-the-Counter Cold Remedies: What Works, What Doesn't

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Cold and Flu Remedies

There are dozens of over-the-counter cold and flu medications to choose from, but what works? Experts reveal the methods that actually get results. - By Amanda Gardner

The average American gets three colds a year, each lasting for nine to 14 miserable days, so it's no surprise that we spend spend billions of dollars on over-the-counter cold and flu remedies annually. Turns out that by and large, we're wasting our money. Evidence suggests that few remedies—herbal, over-the-counter, or homeopathic—are likely to influence the course of a cold or the flu. That said, some do work.

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