A fact sheet that provides basic information on colds and flu, as well as “what the science says” about some of these CAM approaches. In an effort to prevent or treat these all-too-common illnesses, some people turn to complementary and alternative medicineA group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not presently considered to be part of conventional medicine. Complementary medicine is used together with conventional medicine, and alternative medicine is used in place of conventional medicine. (CAM) approaches. This fact sheet provides basic information on colds and flu, as well as “what the science says” about some of these CAM approaches. Read the full article >