The Good Doctor's Guide to Colds and Flu

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HarperCollins, Oct 31, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 272 pages
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The latest and most effective information on preventing and treating colds and flu

Under the weather? Eminent lung specialist Neil Schachter, M.D., arms you with the knowledge you need to boost immunity and avoid illness. And when colds, flu, and other respiratory infections do strike, you'll know exactly how to relieve uncomfortable symptoms like congestion and fever.

In this book you'll find:

  • Treatment plans for the most common respiratory infections, including colds, flu, bronchitis, pneumonia, sinusitis, and strep throat
  • The right way to use vitamin C and zinc to combat a cold
  • The important difference between a head cold and chest cold
  • The five best ways to quiet a cough
  • Three signs that indicate if it's a cold or flu
  • Three symptoms that signal it's time to call a doctor
  • Why humming five seconds a day can reduce risk of sinus problems
  • The surprising reason why women catch more colds
  • And much more

With Dr. Schachter's guidance, you'll stay one step ahead of colds and flu.

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>Neil Schachter, M.D., is professor of pulmonary medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and director of the Mount Sinai COPD Program. He has served as president of the American Lung Association of New York and has published 400 articles and six books. He and his wife live in New York City.

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