A saline nasal wash can clear congestion and relieve the symptoms of allergies and colds. Take these steps to perform your nasal rinse safely.
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Dear Doctors: I'm 23 years old and hardly ever get sick, not even a cold. I usually skip getting a flu shot, but my dad keeps telling my brother and me that it's really important to get one this year. Can you explain why? Is it going to protect us [...]
Dear Doctor: Why are people making a big deal out of the fact that you can lose your sense of smell and taste when you get sick with COVID-19? The same thing happens to me when I’ve got a plain old cold. Dear Reader: Many of us who have slogged through [...]