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8 Cold Hard Truths About Colds

It’s booger season. And that means that urgent care centers, emergency departments and primary care offices everywhere are being inundated with people seeking antibiotics. So in the spirit of community wellness, I am offering you these friendly public service announcements. PSA #1:  Green mucous doesn’t mean you need antibiotics. The color of your sputum doesn’t matter very much. So why do doctors ask about it? Well, congestive heart failure is more likely to produce frothy…