Sunday, October 24, 2010


Common cold Guide
The common cold generally involves a runny nose, nasal congestion,  sneezing. You may also have a sore throat, cough, headache, or other symptoms. Over 200 viruses can cause a cold.
Alternative Names

Upper respiratory infection - viral; Cold
Causes, Incidence, And Risk Factors

We call it the “common cold” for good reason. There are over one billion colds in the United States each year. You and your children will probably have more colds than any other type of illness. Children average three to eight colds per year. They continue getting them throughout childhood. Parents often get them from the kids. Colds are the most common reason that children miss school and