KIT radio newsman Lance Tormey has been dealing with a summer cold for a couple of weeks.  A cold at anytime is miserable but in the summer – that’s just not fair!

So what should he do? Load up on Vitamin C, right?   Maybe not.

A science review going back ten years looked at the results of 29 different studies and found that taking 200 milligrams of vitamin C every single day could make cold symptoms go away – like about one day sooner.  Not so much help right there.

If you waited to start taking vitamin C until you're already sick, it holds no benefit at all.  Another urban medical myth shot down in flames!

So what’s the prescription if you do catch a cold?  Medical experts say your best bet is to stay hydrated and get plenty of rest (Business Insider)

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