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10/15/10: Ah-Choo!

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By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

Salt Lake City, Utah – Odds are that your medicine cabinet is filled with cold medicines, cough syrups, antibacterial sprays and herbal remedies aimed at blunting the common cold. And yet there is still no cure for the ailment that forces us to miss 40 million days of work and school each year. On Friday, science writer Jennifer Ackerman joins us to examine the myths, current research and latest treatments surrounding those pesky cold viruses.

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