Tag Archives: Cold

How to treat a cold or flu at home

Viruses are responsible for colds and flu, so antibiotics are not able to cure or prevent these illnesses. Plenty of rest, fluids, and home remedies can help relieve symptoms. Colds and the flu are common illnesses that can cause many uncomfortable symptoms, such as: The following home remedies may help prevent illness, reduce symptoms, and… Read More »

Four Jefferson Co. youth OD on cold medicine, hospitalized

MADRAS, Ore. – The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office and Juvenile Department and Madras Police warned parents Tuesday about a spike in juvenile abuse of over-the-counter cold medicines containing dextromethorphan — which put four youth in the hospital with overdoses last weekend. Here’s the rest of officials’ news release on the matter, issued late Tuesday: According to the National… Read More »