Cold & Flu Myths Busted

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Feed a cold, starve a fever? Starve a cold, feed a fever? What is myth and what is truth?
Air Date: 1/29/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: David Hill, MD
david hill 2013Dr. David Hill is Vice President of Cape Fear Pediatrics in Wilmington, NC, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UNC Medical School. He serves on the executive committees of the North Carolina Pediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics Council On Communications and the Media. In addition to writing a monthly column for Wilmington Parent Magazine, Dr. Hill writes and records for multiple websites including as,, and He has three children, ages 6, 9, and 11.
Cold & Flu Myths Busted
Feed a cold, starve a fever? Starve a cold, feed a fever?

You have heard so many myths surrounding colds and flu over the years.

Are any of them true?

If your child goes out in the cold without enough layers on, will she catch a cold?

Does green mucus mean your little one has an infection?

Melanie Cole, MS, and Dr. David Hill are your cold and flu myth busters. Tune in to reap the benefits of their advice and combined experience.
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