COLD, BE GONE
As cold season settles in for the duration, visits to the doctor for fevers, coughs, and sore throats are commonplace. A particularly virulent cold can lead to missed work, health insurance copays, and other out-of-pocket expenses. But don't give in to what may seem like the inevitable. These 12 frugal tips -- and others from around the world -- can help you ward off the common cold and deal with it if preventive measures fail.