TITLE

Colds, Flu & YOU: Separate fact form fiction and stay healthy this winter

AUTHOR(S)
Spencer Scott, Paula
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Arthritis Today;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses some myths and truths about catching cold or flu for people with arthritis. It is suggested that one can catch cold through eyes. However, loading up on vitamin C wards off cold and flu shots are not safe for people with rheumatoid arthritis are myths.
ACCESSION #
79355747

 

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