ANCHOR LEAD: Are you one of the many suffering from symptoms of cold and flu season? Brian Osuch finds out there are some ways to find relief. (:60)
SCRIPT: Health Care Now, I'm Brian Osuch. (SFX: cough) The sound of cold and flu season, something many households and office spaces get pretty familiar with this time of year. But Registered Nurse, and Vicks and Puffs Spokesperson Nurse Barb Dehn says there are things you can do to help ease the pain.
CUT: (Nurse Barb) Many of my patients feel that being sick really inhibits their ability to go about their day-to-day lives. I recommend getting plenty of rest, drinking enough fluids and keeping your medicine cabinets stocked. DayQuil Severe and NyQuil Severe, are over the counter maximum strength medicines which will help you power through your cold and flu symptoms and get you back to feeling like yourself.
SCRIPT: Common symptoms of the season are sore throat, body aches, chills and a fever. Nurse Barb says to fight your fever with fluids. She recommends drinking two to three additional ounces of fluid every hour. And how about that pesky sneezing…
CUT: (Nurse Barb) Using the right tissue can go a long way. Puffs Plus Lotion is gentle on sensitive skin and provides the comfort and soothing you'll long for.
SCRIPT: For more, go to Vicks.com and Puffs.com. That's Health Care Now from Vicks and Puffs. (SFX: sneezing) I'm Brian Osuch.
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