It's known as the common cold for a reason — the cold virus hits the average adult one to three times each year. It seems that no one is immune to the virus — or to the stuffy nose, cough or general aches and pains that come with it.
But how much do you really know about the common cold? Because colds are so prevalent, there's a lot of speculation about how you catch the virus, or what can improve or worsen its symptoms. Read on to find out what's fact and what's fiction when it comes to 11 common thoughts about the common cold.