Why Do Colds Feel Worse At Night?Colds are no fun during the day -- but have you noticed the symptoms feel more intense at night?
How Long Are Germs Infectious Outside The Human Body?Flu viruses will remain infectious on hard surfaces, like tables or doorknobs for up to 24 hours.
Good Questions: Gatorade Dump, Mayday, ColdsWe fielded viewers' questions on football game Gatorade protocol, international distress signals and the cold-cold correlation.
Good Questions: Dish Water, Dog Colds & Traffic TimesAmanda from Golden Valley and her husband have a standing argument. They asked for our help in resolving this important issue: Should you rinse your dishes in warm or cold water? According to University of St. Thomas nutrition expert Jeannemarie Beiseigel, hot water (110 degrees or higher) is recommended because it helps remove dirt and debris. It also speeds the drying of dishes.
Good Question 'Reply All': Birds, Colds & CalendarsIt's Friday, and that means it's time for Heather Brown to dig into the Good Question mailbag to answer some of your best queries. We start with a question many of you have written in this winter concerning.
Good Question: Is AC To Blame For Summer Colds?Walk around Minnesota and you'll hear that low, purring hum of the air conditioning. However, you may also hear the sound of sneezing and coughing -- the sound of the summer cold. So, does all our exposure to air conditioning cause summer colds?
Good Question: Why Can't We Cure The Cold?It has the runny nose, the persistent cough and the watery eyes. The only common thing about the common cold is what a common pain in the -- everything -- it is. But with a billion instances of the cold in the U.S. every year, why haven't scientists found a cure?