The Cold-Medicine Racket

If you go through the ingredient list of the myriad cold remedies at your local pharmacy, you will notice that the only real difference is the color of the packaging.   From The Atlantic: The Cold-Medicine Racket

Flu Shot Only 50% Effective This Year

The good news is that there hasn’t been many severe cases of the flu yet this year. The bad news is that doctors are saying people who come into contact with any strain of influenza this year will have only about a 50-50 chance of being protected by the vaccine. (But they are still recommending…