Pseudoscience / Science Education

Read: How to Prevent and Fight the Common Cold (Answer: Not with Vitamin C)

Old family traditions and pseudoscientific quackery alike surround us with ways to prevent and combat the common cold. Vitamin C supplements, echinacea, garlic, zinc lozenges.

What does science say about any of it?

A new review by the Canadian Medical Association Journal looked at precisely what works and what doesn’t work: you can read an interesting article about the findings here.

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