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James G Lenhart, MD, FAAFP, MPH's picture
No, not exactly, but according to a published study led by Dr. James Lenhart of Community Health Care in Pierce County, WA, cold frequency and duration can be shortened considerably. The common cold is categorized as an upper respiratory tract infection with symptoms including runny nose, cough, headache, body aches and sore throat. The average adult in the U.S. has 2 to 4 colds per year. Each cold lasts from 5 to 7 days. A common cold can result in the loss of 8-9 work hours. According to one study, those lost hours translate into a total economic loss of $25 billion per year! Dr. Lenhart, working with colleagues at Community Health Care and the University of Washington Institute of Translational Health Sciences, devised a micronutrient tablet containing vitamins and minerals known to...

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Sep 29, 2020 Congratulations To Nathan Schlicher, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP

Gig Harbor Emergency Physician Nathan Schlicher, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP was named new president of WSMA at their 2020 Annual Meeting on Sunday, Sept. 27....

Sep 29, 2020 Thank You Dr. Hirota for Your Leadership

Tacoma physician William "Bill" Hirota, MD led the Washington State Medical Association as president during a year that reshaped how health care is delivered now and into the future....

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