What do you do when you come down with a cold? Is Nyquil your preferred treatment…or do you reach for the vitamin C? On this show you will learn about the benefits and risks of cold and flu remedies. We will focus on new research about Echinacea and learn what other natural approaches may or may not be effective. Bruce Barrett, MD, from the University of Wisconsin at Madison will share his most recent research on Echinacea and will talk about other ways to cope with upper respiratory tract infections.

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  1. Eric

    Hi there – I was listening to show 1021 and heard that one should not have any alcohol with acetaminophen. NyQuil has both – is it a safe drug?


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