Friday, September 10, 2010

{Cool for School} Ah-Choo! The Uncommon Life of Your Common Cold


isbn: 9780446541152
Pub. Date: 9/2/2010

Descripion: Some colds are like mice, timid and annoying; others like dragons, accompanied by body aches and deep misery. In AH-CHOO!, Jennifer Ackerman explains what, exactly, a cold is, how it works, and whether it's really possible to "fight one off." Scientists call this the Golden Age of the Common Cold because Americans suffer up to a billion colds each year, resulting in 40 million days of missed work and school and 100 million doctor visits. They've also learned over the past decade much more about what cold viruses are, what they do to the human body, and how symptoms can be addressed. In this ode to the odious cold, Ackerman sifts through the chatter about treatments-what works, what doesn't, and what can't hurt. She dispels myths, such as susceptibility to colds reflects a weakened immune system. And she tracks current research, including work at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville, a world-renowned center of cold research studies, where the search for a cure continues.

Kids are constantly coming home with a cold from school throughout the year and every bit of relief is always welcomed. This book covers everything from catching a cold to killing it, including tips on avoiding colds and remedies to ease your suffering. Did you know that we spend an average of five years of our lives suffering from a cold -and roughly a full year sick in bed- with congestion, coughing, headache, and sore throat? Of course not all remedies work for everyone, and colds can go away on their own but I know I will try anything when I can't breath or sleep because of a cold! If you would like to learn more about, then Ah-Choo! may be the book for you.

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